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Location Romania, Alba,Sibiu,Valcea
Central coordinates 23o 49.73' East  45o 34.64' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 131,165 ha
Altitude 356 - 2,254m
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  500-600 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  1990-2006  300-500 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum breeding  1990-2006  80-100 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus breeding  1990-2006  300-350 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  1990-2006  150-230 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Picoides tridactylus breeding  1990-2006  250-300 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis breeding  1990-2006  7,000-12,000 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 is identical to site 131,165  
Frumoasa - ROSPA0043 Birds Directive 131,229 is identical to site 131,165  
Parâng - ROSCI0188 Habitats Directive 29,907 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Frumoasa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2014

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