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Location Hungary, Zala
Central coordinates 16o 29.02' East  46o 55.81' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 66,007 ha
Altitude 146 - 384m
Year of IBA assessment 2002

Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus breeding  1997-2000  15-20 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Picus canus breeding  1997-2000  40-50 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kerka mente - HUBF20044 Habitats Directive 7,341 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Nyugat-Göcsej - HUBF20039 Habitats Directive 4,525 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Õrség - HUON10001 Birds Directive 45,694 protected area contained by site 45,694  
Õrség - HUON20018 Habitats Directive 44,165 protected area contained by site 44,165  
Pinka - HUON20006 Habitats Directive 486 protected area overlaps with site 50  
Rába és Csörnöc-völgy - HUON20008 Habitats Directive 12,147 protected area overlaps with site 9,387  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Őrség. Downloaded from on 19/04/2015

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