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Location Romania, Mures
Central coordinates 24o 13.54' East  46o 27.27' North
IBA criteria C1, C4
Area 1,059 ha
Altitude 270 - 307m
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
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa passage  1990-2006  80-100 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
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)  
EleÅ Birds Directive 455 protected area overlaps with site 430  
Râpa LechinÅ Habitats Directive 233 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Iernut fishponds - Cipău. Downloaded from on 27/04/2015

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