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Location Romania, Tulcea
Central coordinates 28o 40.99' East  44o 59.75' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 1,891 ha
Altitude 40 - 271m
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
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug breeding  1990-2006  2 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Endangered 
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus passage  1990-2006  200-300 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus passage  1990-2006  50-70 individuals  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  20-30 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra breeding  1990-2006  200-300 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla breeding  1990-2006  100-150 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka breeding  1990-2006  16-20 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris breeding  1990-2006  1,200 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Deniz Tepe - ROSCI0067 Habitats Directive 425 protected area contained by site 425  
Deniz Tepe - ROSPA0032 Birds Directive 1,889 protected area contained by site 1,889  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Denis Tepe. Downloaded from on 30/03/2015

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