Country/territory: Hungary

IBA criteria met: C1, C3, C6 (2002)
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Area: 17,839 ha

Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
A large stretch of the Danube flood-plain, north of the town of Baja. The IBA covers a complex of habitats, including backwaters, marshes, meadows and both softwood and hardwood flood-plain forest, although approximately half of the forested area consists of plantations of non-native poplar Populus.

Key biodiversity
An important area for wintering wildfowl and local breeding populations of lowland forest birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gemenc. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.