Hódmezővásárhely Pusztas

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 1996 200-400 individuals B1i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1995 11,900 individuals A4i, B1i
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 1994 500-11,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT passage 1996 3,000-4,000 individuals B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown - 20,000 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Száraz-ér Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,522 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lake Fehér at Kardoskút Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 492 protected area contained by site 492
Körös-Maros National Park 50,940 protected area contains site 8,800
Hódmezovásárhely környéki és csanádi-háti puszták Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 16,419 protected area overlaps with site 6,649
Hódmezovásárhely környéki és csanádi-háti puszták Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,820 protected area contains site 10,123


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hódmezővásárhely Pusztas. Downloaded from on 17/02/2020.