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Location Romania, Ialomita
Central coordinates 26o 17.98' East  44o 41.01' North
IBA criteria C1, C3, C4
Area 6,642 ha
Altitude 36 - 88m
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  6,000-8,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1990-2006  25-28 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1990-2006  22,000-24,000 individuals  good  C4   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
GrÄ Birds Directive 6,643 protected area contains site 6,642  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Grădiştea - Dridu. Downloaded from on 07/05/2015

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