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Location Hungary, Békés,Csongrád,Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
Central coordinates 20o 31.00' East  46o 45.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 18,187 ha
Altitude 79 - 91m
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
Burhinus oedicnemus breeding  1997-2000  8-10 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Himantopus himantopus breeding  1997-2000  15-16 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta breeding  1997-2000  18-20 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Cserebökény - HUKM20027 Habitats Directive 10,000 protected area overlaps with site 9,347  
Cserebökényi-puszták - HUKM10005 Birds Directive 28,075 protected area contains site 18,187  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cserebökény Pusztas of Szentes. Downloaded from on 18/04/2015

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