38 Nagy-berek of Fonyód

Description

A former marshland on the southern side of Lake Balaton, where only small fragments of original habitat remain following land reclamation. The IBA comprises hay meadows and arable land with scattered Alnus and Salix woodlands, wet meadows, reedbeds (Phragmites), an extensive ditch network and several fish-ponds. Human activities include arable farming, cattle-grazing, haymaking and reed-harvesting.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU006
Location: Hungary, Somogy
Central coordinates: 17.33 East 46.44 North
Altitude: 100-152, average: 108m
Area: 9,324 ha

Habitats

Forest 10%
Shrubland 10%
Grassland 50%
Wetlands 14%
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 16%

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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