HU015
Gerecse


Country/territory: Hungary

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

Protection status:

Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society

Site description
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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gerecse. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/04/2019.