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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
Falco peregrinus breeding  1990-2006  5-6 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
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 
European 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 
Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  1990-2006  300-350 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Picus canus breeding  1990-2006  290-310 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
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 01/11/2014

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