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Location Hungary, Nógrád
Central coordinates 19o 49.81' East  48o 8.82' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 13,179 ha
Altitude 255 - 720m
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
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  1997-2000  12-15 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Gortva-völgy - HUBN20065 Habitats Directive 155 protected area overlaps with site 117  
Karancs - HUBN20063 Habitats Directive 882 protected area contained by site 882  
Salgó - HUBN20064 Habitats Directive 139 protected area contained by site 139  

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

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