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Location Romania, Constanta,Ialomita
Central coordinates 28o 7.43' East  44o 29.38' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C6
Area 12,519 ha
Altitude 5 - 205m
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  6-8 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides breeding  1990-2006  55-60 breeding pairs  good  C2  Least Concern 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus winter  1990-2006  420-500 individuals  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus breeding  1990-2006  14-22 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Black Kite Milvus migrans breeding  1990-2006  4-5 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus passage  1990-2006  400-600 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  90-100 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis breeding  1990-2006  70-80 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus breeding  1990-2006  70-80 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor breeding  1990-2006  120-130 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla breeding  1990-2006  100-120 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana breeding  1990-2006  120-140 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Allah Bair - Capidava - ROSPA0002 Birds Directive 11,636 protected area contained by site 11,636  
Canaralele DunÄ Habitats Directive 26,064 protected area overlaps with site 3,683  
Dealul Alah Bair - ROSCI0053 Habitats Directive 187 protected area contained by site 187  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Allah Bair - Capidava. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2014

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