26 Heves Plain

Description

A well-drained flood-plain overlain by clay soils, situated between Füzesabony and Jászkisér to the north of the River Tisza. The IBA includes extensive areas of arable land and saline grassland, with some forestry plantations. Human activities include sheep- and cattle-grazing.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU036
Location: Hungary, Heves, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
Central coordinates: 20.27 East 47.37 North
Altitude: 83-113m, average: 92m
Area: 63,959 ha

Habitats

Grassland 30%
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 70%

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Other special birds

031 Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)
077 White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)
093 Montagus Harrier (Circus pygargus)
118 Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana)
131 (Pied) Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
238 Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)
244 (Common) Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
240 (Europen) Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)
268 Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)
319 Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria)
337 Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)
353 Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)

 

Common birds




Source: 1) Lovászi Péter (editor): Javasolt különleges madárvédelmi területek Magyarországon, Magyar Madártani és Természetvédelmi Egyesület, 2002; 2) BirdLife International: Important Bird Areas factsheet, 2012; 3) Králl Attila, Nagy Károly: Fontos Madárélőhelyek Magyarországon (Területek, kritériumok és minősítő fajok) MME Monitoring Központ, 2007; 4) www.hungarianbirdwatching.com Important Bird Area descriptions, 2004-2014