|Central coordinates||18o 55.00' East 47o 55.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, B2, C1|
|Altitude||110 - 939m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2002|
Site description A range of low mountains situated between the Danube bend and Ipoly river. The lower slopes are covered by oak Quercus forest, the higher slopes by submontane Quercus, Carpinus and Fagus forest. Montane Fagus forest extends to near the peaks. Human activities include horticulture, arable farming and skiing; pastures are mostly abandoned.
Key Biodiversity An important area for raptors and forest birds.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca||breeding||2001||3 breeding pairs||unknown||A1, B2, C1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Borzsonyi||Landscape Protected Area||17,897||protected area contained by site||17,897|
|Duna-Ipoly||National Park||60,314||protected area overlaps with site||18,028|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Broadleaved deciduous woodland||70%|
|Grassland||Steppes and dry calcareous grassland||5%|
|Artificial - terrestrial||Arable land; Forestry plantations; Perennial crops, orchards and groves||20%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||20%|
Protection status National Partial International None17,897 ha of IBA covered by Landscape Protected Area (Börzsönyi, 17,897 ha). 18,028 ha of IBA covered by National Park (Duna-Ipoly, 60,314 ha).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Börzsöny. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2015
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