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Location Romania, Caras-Severin
Central coordinates 21o 51.09' East  44o 55.97' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 51,154 ha
Altitude 151 - 1,162m
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
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus breeding  1990-2006  5-6 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos breeding  1990-2006  2-3 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus breeding  1990-2006  6-10 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1990-2006  30-40 breeding pairs  good  C1  Least Concern 
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo breeding  1990-2006  8-10 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  1990-2006  250-300 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  10-15 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  1990-2006  300-350 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus breeding  1990-2006  290-310 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Wood Lark Lullula arborea breeding  1990-2006  1,200-2,000 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria breeding  1990-2006  30-50 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva breeding  1990-2006  1,500-1,700 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana breeding  1990-2006  180-250 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Cheile Nerei - BeuÅ Birds Directive 37,173 protected area contained by site 37,173  
Cheile Nerei - BeuÅ Habitats Directive 37,290 protected area contained by site 37,290  
MunÅ Birds Directive 36,184 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
MunÅ Birds Directive 117,832 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
PorÅ Habitats Directive 124,293 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Semenic - Cheile CaraÅ Habitats Directive 37,730 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nerei gorge - Beuşniţa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2014

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