The site covers a reach of the River Danube between Szob and Budapest, and includes Szentendre island and adjacent flood-plains. The area is densely populated and one of the most popular areas for recreation in Hungary.
The site is especially important for wintering diving ducks and geese (Anatidae). A total of 210 bird species have been recorded in the area, with the majority occurring on passage.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Danube bend. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/07/2022.