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Location Romania, Brasov,Mures,Sibiu
Central coordinates 24o 45.62' East  45o 59.74' North
IBA criteria C1, C4, C6
Area 246,357 ha
Altitude 312 - 768m
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  100-150 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  1990-2006  70-90 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus breeding  1990-2006  100-120 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Circus cyaneus winter  1990-2006  40-90 individuals  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1990-2006  150-250 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  1990-2006  120-150 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  1990-2006  700-900 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Picus canus breeding  1990-2006  280-320 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius breeding  1990-2006  1,000-1,300 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus breeding  1990-2006  220-260 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Wood Lark Lullula arborea breeding  1990-2006  13,500-15,500 breeding pairs  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)  
Avrig - Scorei - FÄ Birds Directive 2,788 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Oltul Mijlociu - Cibin - Hârtibaciu - ROSCI0132 Habitats Directive 2,054 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Habitats Directive 108 protected area contained by site 108  
Padurea de gorun Å Habitats Directive 40 protected area contained by site 40  
Podisul Hârtibaciului - ROSPA0099 Birds Directive 246,469 protected area contains site 246,357  
SighiÅ Habitats Directive 85,374 protected area overlaps with site 64,186  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Podişul Hârtibaciului. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2014

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