Heves Plain

Country/territory: Hungary

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6 (2002)
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Area: 63,959 ha

Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society

Site description
A well-drained flood-plain overlain by clay soils, situated between Füzesabony and Jászkisér to the north of the River Tisza. The IBA includes extensive areas of arable land and saline grassland, with some forestry plantations. Human activities include sheep- and cattle-grazing.

Key biodiversity
An important area for steppic birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heves Plain. Downloaded from on 26/03/2023.