54 Zselic Hill

Description

The Zselic is situated South from Kaposvár on the border of Baranya and Somogy counties. Zselic is a hilly, forested landscape in South Transdanubia. Woodlands are very diverse ranging from submontaneous mesophilous beech forests to dry closed and open woodland patches. Human activities include sylviculture, agriculture (arable and haymaking), wildlife management and hunting.

Location and size

Birdlife IBA Code : HU053
Location: Hungary, Baranya, Somogy
Central coordinates: 17.47 East 46.15 North
Altitude: 132-284m average: 201m
Area: 19,844 ha

Habitats

Forest 71%Estimate icon
Grassland 6%Estimate icon
Artificial landscapes (terrestrial) 23%Estimate icon

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Birds

Qualifying birds for present IBA

249 Grey-headed Woodpecker (Picus canus)

 

Other special birds

085 White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
254 Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius)
251 Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius)
336 Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva)

 

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