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Location Romania, Muntenia
Central coordinates 28o 6.16' East  45o 31.08' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Area 14,560 ha
Altitude 4 - 86m
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 winter  1990-2006  8,000-18,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis winter  1990-2006  400-800 individuals  good  C1  Vulnerable 
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus passage  1990-2006  280-320 individuals  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus breeding  1990-2006  10-15 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  1990-2006  200-320 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida passage  1990-2006  1,500-3,000 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1990-2006  35-50 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds winter  1990-2006  20,000-26,000 individuals  good  C4   

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lake Brateş. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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