Country/territory: Hungary

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1 (2002)
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Area: 27,839 ha

Protection status:

Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society

Site description
A range of low mountains situated between the Danube bend and Ipoly river. The lower slopes are covered by oak Quercus forest, the higher slopes by submontane Quercus, Carpinus and Fagus forest. Montane Fagus forest extends to near the peaks. Human activities include horticulture, arable farming and skiing; pastures are mostly abandoned.

Key biodiversity
An important area for raptors and forest birds.

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