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Location Romania, Calarasi
Central coordinates 27o 7.05' East  44o 14.67' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4, C6
Area 799 ha
Altitude 12 - 25m
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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1990-2006  40-50 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus passage  1990-2006  40-50 individuals  good  C1, C2  Vulnerable 
Common Tern Sterna hirundo breeding  1990-2006  30-40 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  1990-2006  200-300 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
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)  
Lacul GÄ Birds Directive 909 protected area overlaps with site 711  
OlteniÅ Habitats Directive 11,930 protected area overlaps with site 714  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Gălăţui. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2014

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