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Location Romania, Caras-Severin,Mehedinti
Central coordinates 21o 53.43' East  44o 45.48' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 156,620 ha
Altitude 37 - 972m
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
Falco peregrinus breeding  1990-2006  2-4 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes breeding  1990-2006  5-10 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos breeding  1990-2006  2-4 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus breeding  1990-2006  15-30 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus breeding  1990-2006  3-5 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo breeding  1990-2006  5-10 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  1990-2006  175-250 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  10-12 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  1990-2006  300-350 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius breeding  1990-2006  210-230 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Picus canus breeding  1990-2006  300-350 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius breeding  1990-2006  1,200-1,300 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Wood Lark Lullula arborea breeding  1990-2006  1,800-2,300 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana breeding  1990-2006  100-150 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

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