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Location Romania, Buzau,Galati,Vrancea
Central coordinates 27o 31.03' East  45o 40.18' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 38,495 ha
Altitude 4 - 305m
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 breeding  1990-2006  20-25 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  1990-2006  100-150 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Great White Egret Ardea alba breeding  1990-2006  15-35 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa passage  1990-2006  600-1,000 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1990-2006  5-10 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dunele de nisip de la Hanul Conachi - ROSCI0072 Habitats Directive 217 protected area contained by site 217  
Lunca Siretului Inferior - ROSPA0071 Birds Directive 38,496 is identical to site 38,495  
Habitats Directive 579 protected area contained by site 579  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lunca Siretului Inferior. Downloaded from on 30/03/2015

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