33 Kis-Sárrét (Biharugra)

Description

A low-lying flood-plain situated between Körösnagyharsány and Mezőgyán, which is not subject to the effects of natural flooding. A large system of fish-ponds are managed for conservation, and are surrounded by extensive saline grasslands and arable fields. Human activities include sheep- and cattle-grazing, reed-harvesting, hunting, angling and birdwatching.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU030
Location: Hungary, Békés
Central coordinates: 21.34 East 46.58 North
Altitude: 88-98m, average: 92m
Area: 12,326 ha

Habitats

Forest 5%
Grassland 30%
Wetlands 40%
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 25%

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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