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Location Romania, Caras-Severin
Central coordinates 21o 58.63' East  45o 8.53' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 36,219 ha
Altitude 211 - 1,446m
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  3-4 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus breeding  1990-2006  6-10 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  1990-2006  260-285 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Picus canus breeding  1990-2006  260-280 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva breeding  1990-2006  1,300-1,700 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis breeding  1990-2006  14,500-17,000 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 is adjacent to site 0  
Cheile Nerei - BeuÅ Habitats Directive 37,290 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
MunÅ Birds Directive 36,184 protected area contained by site 36,184  
Semenic - Cheile CaraÅ Habitats Directive 37,730 protected area contains site 36,219  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Caraş gorge - Semenic Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/10/2014

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