HU036
Heves Plain


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU breeding 2001 42 individuals C1
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus LC breeding 2001 10-15 breeding pairs C6
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2001 5 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 2001 60 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2001 60-70 breeding pairs C6
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus VU breeding 2001 60 breeding pairs C6
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 2001 10 breeding pairs C6
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor LC breeding 2001 300-350 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tisza-tó Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17,830 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Poroszlói szikesek Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 918 protected area contained by site 918
Pélyi szikesek Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,769 protected area contained by site 2,769
Nagy-Hanyi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 168 protected area contained by site 168
Nagy-fertő - Gulya-gyep - Hamvajárás szikes pusztái Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,817 protected area contained by site 1,817
Kétútközi-legelő Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 183 protected area overlaps with site 155
Jászság Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 20,131 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jászapáti - jászkiséri szikesek Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,781 protected area overlaps with site 379
Hortobágyi Nemzeti Park 80,957 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hortobágy Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 121,110 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hevesi-sík Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 77,016 protected area overlaps with site 52,716
Hevesi Füves Puszták Tájvédelmi Körzet 16,123 protected area overlaps with site 8,199
Erdőlki égerláp Természetvédelmi Terület 18 protected area contained by site 0
Erdőlki arborétum Természetvédelmi Terület 7 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heves Plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/08/2022.