Pacsmag Lakes of Regöly

Country/territory: Hungary

IBA Criteria met: C1, C6 (2002)
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Area: 936 ha

Protection status:

Hungarian Ornithological and Nature Conservation Society

Site description
A system of fish-ponds and adjacent marshes in the valley of the River Koppány, 10 km to the south-east of the town of Tamási. The fish-ponds are overgrown with beds of Phragmites and Typha, whilst the adjacent marshlands are dominated by sedge Carex. Human activities include cattle-grazing and reed-harvesting (`Other' land-use, below).

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for herons (Ardeidae) and other waterbirds, and a feeding area for raptors. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla, Crex crex (no data).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pacsmag Lakes of Regöly. Downloaded from on 02/03/2021.