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Location Hungary, Gyor-Sopron-Moson
Central coordinates 17o 30.00' East  47o 51.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 10,213 ha
Altitude 111 - 130m
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
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax breeding  1997-2000  200 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus breeding  1997-2000  5 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Black Kite Milvus migrans breeding  1997-2000  8 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Szigetköz - HUFH30004 Birds Directive 17,183 protected area overlaps with site 9,158  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Szigetköz. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/07/2014

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