34 Kolon Lake

Description

The IBA is situated on the sandy alluvial fan of Kiskunság, near to the village of Izsák. It consists of a large lake almost entirely covered by reeds Phragmites, and surrounded by wet grassland and sand-dunes. Human activities include grazing, haymaking and reed-harvesting.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU023
Location: Hungary, Bács-Kiskun
Central coordinates: 19.19 East 46.46 North
Altitude: 97-104m, average: 100m
Area: 3,600 ha

Habitats

Forest 15%
Grassland 15%
Wetlands 40%
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 30%

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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