50 Tolnai-Hegyhát

Description

The IBA is the Northern part of the Tolnai-Hegyhát hills, between Kapos River and Sió Channel. Characterised by valleys, steep slopes and loess formations. Human activities include haymaking, arable agriculture, forest management, wildlife management and hunting.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU054
Location: Hungary, Tolna
Central coordinates: 18.30 East 46.40 North
Altitude: 100-214m average: 155m
Area: 4096 ha

Habitats

Forest 15%
Grassland 65%
Wetlands 20%

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Birds

Qualifying birds for present IBA

100 Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina)

 

Other special birds

076 Black Stork (Ciconia nigra)
082 (European) Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)
083 Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
254 Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius)
251 Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius)
253 Syrian Woodpecker (Dendrocopos syriacus)
260 Woodlark (Lullula arborea)
336 Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)
337 Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis)
353 Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)

 

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