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Location Romania, Muntenia
Central coordinates 25o 31.77' East  44o 50.65' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C3, C4
Area 695 ha
Altitude 210 - 245m
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  5,000-6,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus passage  1990-2006  200-300 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Gadwall Mareca strepera passage  1990-2006  1,800-2,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  1990-2006  800-1,200 individuals  good  C1, C2  Near Threatened 
Smew Mergellus albellus passage  1990-2006  120-140 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus passage  1990-2006  100-200 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Great White Egret Ardea alba passage  1990-2006  500-600 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus passage  1990-2006  300-400 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo passage  1990-2006  1,500-1,600 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus passage  1990-2006  100-200 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Himantopus himantopus passage  1990-2006  500-1,000 individuals  good  C2  Not Recognised 
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta passage  1990-2006  1,000-2,000 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida passage  1990-2006  2,500-3,000 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger passage  1990-2006  500-1,000 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1990-2006  20,000 individuals  good  C4   

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