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Location Romania, Brasov,Vrancea
Central coordinates 26o 28.39' East  45o 51.94' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 65,576 ha
Altitude 441 - 1,786m
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  360-390 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  1990-2006  190-230 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  1990-2006  80-110 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum breeding  1990-2006  50-70 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus breeding  1990-2006  200-230 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius breeding  1990-2006  140-160 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Picoides tridactylus breeding  1990-2006  125-145 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva breeding  1990-2006  1,900-2,800 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lacul Negru - ROSCI0097 Habitats Directive 98 protected area contained by site 98  
MunÅ Birds Directive 38,199 protected area contained by site 38,199  
Oituz - Ojdula - ROSCI0130 Habitats Directive 15,272 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Habitats Directive 273 protected area overlaps with site 113  
Putna - Vrancea - ROSCI0208 Habitats Directive 38,190 protected area contained by site 38,190  
SindriliÅ Habitats Directive 884 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vrancea Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2014

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