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Location Romania, Calarasi
Central coordinates 27o 15.29' East  44o 12.69' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Area 3,986 ha
Altitude 15 - 21m
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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons winter  1990-2006  8,000-29,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis winter  1990-2006  1,000-5,200 individuals  good  C1, C2, C6  Endangered 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus passage  1990-2006  120-143 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1990-2006  80-120 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  1990-2006  130-240 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Smew Mergellus albellus passage  1990-2006  45-54 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus passage  1990-2006  250-270 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia winter  1990-2006  190-310 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus winter  1990-2006  630-900 individuals  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus winter  1990-2006  120-144 individuals  good  C1, C2, C6  Vulnerable 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus winter  1990-2006  300-400 individuals  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus passage  1990-2006  170-400 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1990-2006  12-16 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1990-2006  32,000-60,000 individuals  good  C4   

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