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Location Romania, Muntenia
Central coordinates 23o 3.40' East  44o 2.94' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4, C6
Area 3,563 ha
Altitude 28 - 79m
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
Ixobrychus minutus breeding  1990-2006  150-200 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta breeding  1990-2006  22-36 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola passage  1990-2006  4,000-6,000 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ruff Calidris pugnax passage  1990-2006  5,000-8,000 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  1990-2006  400-450 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  30-40 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria breeding  1990-2006  100-140 breeding pairs  good  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)  
Maglavit - ROSPA0074 Birds Directive 3,562 is identical to site 3,441  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maglavit. Downloaded from on 27/03/2015

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