The centre of the Special Protected Area which is 2703 ha, is a fish pond system. It involves 26 production ponds and one non-commercial as a part of the National Nature Reserve (NNR), 213,31 ha with buffer zone of 211,28 ha. The total fish pond area is about 700 ha. Within the NNR three bird islands are important breeding sites of Night Herons, Little Egrets and Cormorants. In reedbeds other birds like grebes, coot, rails, ducks, swans, herons, harriers ect. are found. In July 1990 the area was involved in Ramsar sites with an international importance.
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