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Location Romania, Braila,Vrancea
Central coordinates 27o 32.84' East  45o 27.22' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Area 5,879 ha
Altitude 11 - 16m
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  14,000-20,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis passage  1990-2006  780 individuals  good  C1, C6  Endangered 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus passage  1990-2006  66 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1990-2006  130-140 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  1990-2006  550-720 individuals  good  C1, C2  Near Threatened 
Little Crake Zapornia parva breeding  1990-2006  36 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  1990-2006  400-500 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1990-2006  20,000 individuals  good  C4   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Birds Directive 1,504 protected area contained by site 1,504  

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