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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
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus breeding  1990-2006  150-200 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
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 Philomachus 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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maglavit. Downloaded from on 17/04/2014

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