44 Alkaline Lakes of Kiskunság

Description

The IBA is also known as Solti-síkság (Solt Plain) and part of the Dunamenti-síkság (Dunamenti Plain). Characterised by alkaline lakes and pusztas with farmlands, pastures and arable fields. Human activities include grazing, haymaking, arable farming, fish-farming, wildlife management and hunting.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU055
Location: Hungary, Fejér
Central coordinates: 18.33 East 47.00 North
Altitude: 89-100m, average: 100m
Area: 34,501 ha

Habitats

Forest 2%Estimate icon
Shrublands 1%Estimate icon
Grassland 43%Estimate icon
Wetlands 6%Estimate icon
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 48%Estimate icon

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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