52 Vértes Mountains and Zámoly Basin

Description

The Vértes mountains are part of the Transdanubian mountain chain, and are dolomitic in composition with deep ravines. The southern slopes experience a sub-Mediterranean climate, whilst the northern slopes are subalpine. The Zámoly basin is situated in the foothills to the south-east of Vértes. Human activities include grazing, haymaking, hunting, tourism and mining.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU013
Location: Hungary, Fejér, Komárom-Esztergom
Central coordinates: 18.20 East 47.25 North
Altitude: 131-480m average: 314m
Area: 21,901 ha

Habitats

Forest >60%Estimate icon
ShrublandInconsistent data
GrasslandInconsistent data
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)Inconsistent data

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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