IBA Criteria met: C1, C3, C6 (2002)
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Area: 9,456 ha
An inundated flood-plain bordering the River Tisza between Tuzsér and Rakamaz. Oxbow lakes and marshes exist alongside large blocks of softwood and hardwood flood-plain forests. Human activities include grazing, mowing and arable farming.
The most important breeding site for Riparia riparia in central Europe.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper Tisza. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/03/2023.