47 Szigetköz

Description

The IBA is one of the most untouched section of the Danube River in Hungary with large floodplain forests, islands, sholes and backwaters. Since the start of the operation of the Bős hydropower plant the natural habitats have seriously damaged. Human activities include sylviculture, agriculture, fishing, water management, hunting.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU049
Location: Hungary, Gyor-Sopron-Moson
Central coordinates: 17.30 East 47.51 North
Altitude: 111-130m average: 118m
Area: 10,213 ha

Habitats

Forest 73%Estimate icon
Grassland 9%Estimate icon
Wetlands 7%Estimate icon
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 11%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