40 Pacsmag Lakes of Regöly

Description

A system of fish-ponds and adjacent marshes in the valley of the River Koppány, 10 km to the south-east of the town of Tamási. The fish-ponds are overgrown with beds of Phragmites and Typha, whilst the adjacent marshlands are dominated by sedge Carex. Human activities include cattle-grazing and reed-harvesting .

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU008
Location: Hungary, Tolna
Central coordinates: 18.23 East 46.35 North
Altitude: 95-198m, average: 115m
Area: 936 ha

Habitats

Forest 20%
Grassland 15%
Wetlands 60%
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 5%

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Birds

Qualifying birds for present IBA

031 Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)

 

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