Country/territory: Hungary

IBA Criteria met: C1, C6 (2002)
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Area: 52,755 ha

Protection status:

Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society

Site description
A low-lying flood-plain of the Tisza, Szamos and Túr rivers, situated between Vásárosnamény and the border with Ukraine.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding waterbirds, raptors and forest birds. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (10-15 pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Szatmár-Bereg. Downloaded from on 13/04/2021.