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Location Hungary, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Central coordinates 21o 6.00' East  48o 17.40' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, C1
Area 25,586 ha
Altitude 98 - 265m
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
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2001  3-4 breeding pairs  unknown  A1, B2, C1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Hernád-völgy és Sajóládi-erdõ - HUAN20004 Habitats Directive 5,038 protected area overlaps with site 3,430  
Zempléni-hegység a Szerencsi-dombsággal és a Hernád-völggyel - HUBN10007 Birds Directive 114,537 protected area overlaps with site 19,123  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hernád Valley. Downloaded from on 25/04/2015

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