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Location Romania, Hunedoara
Central coordinates 23o 13.90' East  45o 34.69' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 38,116 ha
Altitude 356 - 1,678m
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
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  1990-2006  135-155 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  1990-2006  50-60 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  1990-2006  225-250 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius breeding  1990-2006  80-100 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Picus canus breeding  1990-2006  220-260 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva breeding  1990-2006  2,500-3,000 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis breeding  1990-2006  12,200-14,700 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Frumoasa - ROSCI0085 Habitats Directive 137,115 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
GrÄ Birds Directive 38,126 protected area contains site 38,116  
GrÄ Habitats Directive 40,009 protected area contains site 38,116  
Strei - HaÅ Habitats Directive 23,941 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Grădiştea Muncelului. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/12/2014

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