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Location Romania, Muntenia
Central coordinates 23o 1.07' East  43o 51.79' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4, C6
Area 28,981 ha
Altitude 27 - 55m
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  200-250 breeding pairs  good  C1, C2, C6  Near Threatened 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  1990-2006  700-800 individuals  good  C1, C2  Near Threatened 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1990-2006  10-16 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
White Stork Ciconia ciconia breeding  1990-2006  60-80 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus passage  1990-2006  120-140 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia breeding  1990-2006  100-300 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia passage  1990-2006  240-350 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Egretta garzetta breeding  1990-2006  500-800 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Not Recognised 
Ixobrychus minutus breeding  1990-2006  50-100 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax breeding  1990-2006  380-600 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Great White Egret Ardea alba breeding  1990-2006  10-20 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus passage  1990-2006  34-51 individuals  good  C1, C2  Vulnerable 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus breeding  1990-2006  120-200 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  1990-2006  3-4 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  1990-2006  200-400 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  80-120 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  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)  
Calafat - Ciuperceni - DunÄ Birds Directive 29,008 is identical to site 28,981  
Ciuperceni - Desa - ROSCI0039 Habitats Directive 40,853 protected area contains site 28,981  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Calafat - Ciuperceni - Dunăre. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2014

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