Country/territory: Slovakia

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2004)
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Area: 9,235 ha

Protection status:

Slovak Ornithological Society / BirdLife Slovakia

Site description
A 70-km-long and up to 3-km-wide stretch of the River Ipe¾ flood-plain situated next to the Hungarian border. The river channel supports water-fringe vegetation and meanders through a flat landscape of extensively-managed wet meadows, arable land and scattered rural settlements.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding species of riverine habitats and wet grassland. Porzana parva, Jynx torquilla and Locustella fluviatilis also breed.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Poiplie. Downloaded from on 07/08/2020.