IBA criteria met: A1, C1 (2000)
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Area: 5,100 ha
Site description (baseline)
A flat, almost treeless plain, of predominantly arable land at the border with Slovakia and Hungary. Two small villages are within the boundaries of the area as well as several large gravel-pits.
An important site for species associated with arable agriculture. The local Otis tarda population extends into Hungary and Slovakia.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Heideboden. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/3257 on 31/05/2023.