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Location Romania, Calarasi
Central coordinates 26o 51.42' East  44o 17.31' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4, C6
Area 6,366 ha
Altitude 13 - 43m
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
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus passage  1990-2006  250-500 individuals  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus passage  1990-2006  15-50 individuals  good  C1, C2  Vulnerable 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa passage  1990-2006  250-500 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
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)  
OlteniÅ Habitats Directive 11,930 protected area overlaps with site 4,009  
Valea MostiÅ Birds Directive 4,378 protected area overlaps with site 4,009  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Mostiştea. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2014

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