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Location Romania, Galati
Central coordinates 28o 6.77' East  45o 43.35' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Area 14,942 ha
Altitude 6 - 120m
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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1990-2006  9,000-11,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1990-2006  7-10 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
White Stork Ciconia ciconia passage  1990-2006  3,000-4,500 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus passage  1990-2006  350-500 individuals  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus breeding  1990-2006  10-15 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Merlin Falco columbarius winter  1990-2006  10-15 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa passage  1990-2006  7,000-10,000 individuals  good  C1, C3  Near Threatened 
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus passage  1990-2006  1,500-2,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Common Tern Sterna hirundo breeding  1990-2006  120-150 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  1990-2006  170-250 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis breeding  1990-2006  50-70 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1990-2006  20,000-35,000 individuals  good  C4   

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