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Location Romania, Harghita,Mures,Suceava
Central coordinates 25o 10.75' East  47o 7.90' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 28,223 ha
Altitude 711 - 2,083m
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
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  1990-2006  100-130 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos breeding  1990-2006  2 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum breeding  1990-2006  18-22 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus breeding  1990-2006  85-100 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Picoides tridactylus breeding  1990-2006  30-40 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Habitats Directive 136,657 protected area overlaps with site 23,698  
CuÅ Habitats Directive 44,636 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Călimani Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2014

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