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Location Romania, Suceava
Central coordinates 26o 16.19' East  47o 30.42' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4, C6
Area 660 ha
Altitude 254 - 288m
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 passage  1990-2006  200-350 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Smew Mergellus albellus passage  1990-2006  200-280 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria passage  1990-2006  1,000-1,200 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola passage  1990-2006  1,500-3,000 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ruff Calidris pugnax passage  1990-2006  5,000-8,000 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)  
Lacurile FÄ Birds Directive 659 protected area overlaps with site 504  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lacurile Fălticeni. Downloaded from on 01/04/2015

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