IBA Parížske močiare

Parížske močiare

Districts: Nové Zámky
Altitude: 125 m – 172 m
Area: 5,90 km2

Description

Relief of the area passes from flatland parts to hilly parts. It includes large wetlands with prevailing reed vegetation. Surrounding habitats are represented by wet meadows with bushes and trees, fields, orchards and sand pits.

Area protection

IBA Parížske močiare was designated a Special Protection Area (SPA) on January 7 2008.
Other protected areas in the region of IBA Parížske močiare: National Nature Reserve Parížske močiare

Importance

Site is significant for nesting of waterfowl and bird species living near the water. It belongs to the areas with the highest density of marsh species in Central Europe and it is the only known nesting site of Moustached Warbler (Acrocephalus melanopogon) in Slovakia.

Qualifying species

Species Breeding population Nonbreed. season (ind.) Criterion
Pop.min. Pop.max. Migrating Wintering
Greylag Goose - Anser anser 1600 C3
Little Crake - Porzana parva 10 35 C6
Moustached Warbler - Acrocephalus melanopogon 8 28 C6

Other important species

Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus), Garganey (Anas querquedula), Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus), Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)

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