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Location Romania, Constanta,Ialomita
Central coordinates 27o 55.14' East  44o 40.39' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 8,701 ha
Altitude 5 - 87m
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-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus breeding  1990-2006  22-26 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes breeding  1990-2006  10-12 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus breeding  1990-2006  10-12 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black Kite Milvus migrans breeding  1990-2006  4-5 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus breeding  1990-2006  60 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Little Gull Larus minutus passage  1990-2006  400-600 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  120-130 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis breeding  1990-2006  150-160 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus breeding  1990-2006  70-80 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor breeding  1990-2006  120-130 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra breeding  1990-2006  1,200-1,300 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla breeding  1990-2006  100-120 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris breeding  1990-2006  3,600-4,000 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana breeding  1990-2006  100-120 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Canaralele de la HârÅ Birds Directive 7,402 protected area contained by site 7,402  
Canaralele DunÄ Habitats Directive 26,064 protected area overlaps with site 3,205  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dunăre - Canarale - Hârşova. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2014

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