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Location Romania, Maramures
Central coordinates 23o 46.44' East  47o 48.80' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 24,969 ha
Altitude 283 - 1,428m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Romanian Ornithological Society

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  1990-2006  90-110 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Falco peregrinus breeding  1990-2006  1-2 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  1990-2006  40-50 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Gutâi - Creasta CocoÅ Habitats Directive 693 protected area overlaps with site 605  
IgniÅ Habitats Directive 19,602 protected area overlaps with site 14,739  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Igniş Mountains - Creasta Cocoşului. Downloaded from on 19/04/2015

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