An 83-km long reach of the River Danube forming the border with Slovakia, and characterized by a large industrial agglomeration comprising several important towns. The river section itself is braided into a relatively small number of branches, and includes shallows, holms and masonry dams. Native Salix and Populus riverine forests occur on the holms. Human activities include shipping and dredging.
An important inland site for wintering wildfowl, especially for diving ducks. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (wintering).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Danube reach between Gönyû and Szob. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2020.