The Nature Guide to the Hortobágy and Tisza River Floodplain, Hungary

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Crossbill Guides Foundation, 2008 - Science - 191 pages
 

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Contents

Landscape
9
List of text boxes
11
Geology climate and soil
16
Steppes in Europe
18
Flood forests
22
A thirsty forest
28
Cultivated land
31
Puszta
37
Mammals
82
Rare breeds
84
The calling of the Crane
98
List of interesting bird species
105
Reptiles and amphibians
106
List of butterfly species
111
Practical Part
117
Along the Tisza reservoir
125

Puszta natural splendour or agricultural blunder?
38
Fishponds and reedbeds
48
Birds of the fishpond complexes
52
Well communicated
60
Conservation and threats
65
Flora
72
Invasion of the steppe snatchers
76
The wet puszta of EgyekPusztakócs
131
Biking through the puszta and along the fish ponds
138
The flood forests of Tiszadob and Tiszadada
147
Tourist information and observation tips
161
Glossary
174
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