SPA Žitavský luh

Žitavský luh

Districts: Nitra, Nové Zámky
Area: 1,55 km2


It is a small alluvial site in the territory of the remnants of meandering water course.

Area protection

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


It is a breeding site of Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana), Garganey (Anas querquedula) and Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus). It is also important as a suitable site for migrating water bird species.

Other important species

Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix), Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa), Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus), Little Crake (Porzana parva), Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria), Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquata), Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur), Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio), Common Skylark (Alauda arvensis)

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