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Location Romania, Tulcea
Central coordinates 28o 19.66' East  44o 57.57' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 23,188 ha
Altitude 15 - 322m
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
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea breeding  1990-2006  7-10 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug breeding  1990-2006  1-2 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Endangered 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1990-2006  1-2 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Vulnerable 
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus breeding  1990-2006  20-24 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus breeding  1990-2006  2-3 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Circus cyaneus winter  1990-2006  90-100 individuals  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus passage  1990-2006  60-70 individuals  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
Burhinus oedicnemus breeding  1990-2006  60-70 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  10-20 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus breeding  1990-2006  70-80 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra breeding  1990-2006  1,200-1,500 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla breeding  1990-2006  100-200 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris breeding  1990-2006  1,600-2,000 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
DunÄ Birds Directive 18,750 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Birds Directive 58,433 protected area overlaps with site 12,445  
PodiÅ Habitats Directive 87,229 protected area overlaps with site 12,635  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dealurile Dorobanţu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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