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Location Romania, Moldavia
Central coordinates 26o 45.64' East  48o 0.80' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4, C6
Area 2,511 ha
Altitude 73 - 178m
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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1990-2006  25-30 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  1990-2006  150-200 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Smew Mergellus albellus passage  1990-2006  120-180 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus breeding  1990-2006  8-12 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1990-2006  20-25 breeding pairs  good  C1  Least Concern 
Little Crake Zapornia parva breeding  1990-2006  80-110 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa passage  1990-2006  450-600 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola passage  1990-2006  1,500-2,000 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1990-2006  20,000 individuals  good  C4   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Iazurile de pe valea IbÄ Birds Directive 2,512 protected area overlaps with site 1,942  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Iazurile de pe Văile Ibănesei - Başeului - Podrigăi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/11/2014

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