48 Öreg Lake of Tata

Description

The lake is situated along the Által stream, and is bordered by the town of Tata. It is the largest area of standing water in the district, and has an average depth of 2.3 m when full. Following temporary drainage for fish-farming, shallow water pools and inlets cover large areas. Beside the Lake Öreg the feeding fields of the wintering and migrating geese also form part of the IBA. Human activities include boating and angling.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU014
Location: Hungary, Komárom-Esztergom
Central coordinates: 18.18 East 47.39 North
Altitude: 124-187m average: 144m
Area: 3,987 ha

Habitats

Forest 12%
Wetlands 88%

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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