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Location Romania, Brasov
Central coordinates 26o 3.96' East  45o 52.57' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 33,339 ha
Altitude 499 - 1,209m
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
White Stork Ciconia ciconia breeding  1990-2006  70-100 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Merlin Falco columbarius winter  1990-2006  15-30 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Circus cyaneus winter  1990-2006  50-100 individuals  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1990-2006  110-140 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
MestecÄ Habitats Directive 2,112 protected area contained by site 2,112  
Oituz - Ojdula - ROSCI0130 Habitats Directive 15,272 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Habitats Directive 356 protected area overlaps with site 260  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Râului Negru valley. Downloaded from on 26/04/2015

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