Country/territory: Hungary

IBA criteria met: A1, C1, C6 (2002)
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Area: 52,500 ha

Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
A low limestone mountain situated between the town of Tatabánya and the River Danube. Deciduous oak Quercus forests cover the lower slopes, with submontane forests of Quercus, Carpinus, Fagus and karst scrub at higher altitudes.

Key biodiversity
An important area for raptors and other forest birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gerecse. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.