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Location Romania, Braila
Central coordinates 27o 36.70' East  45o 9.48' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C6
Area 30,417 ha
Altitude 6 - 36m
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
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis passage  1990-2006  600 individuals  good  C1  Endangered 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1990-2006  18-22 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus passage  1990-2006  120 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Himantopus himantopus breeding  1990-2006  36 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta breeding  1990-2006  24 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola breeding  1990-2006  61 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ianca - Plopu - SÄ Birds Directive 1,982 protected area contained by site 1,982  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ianca - Plopul - Sărat. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2014

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