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Location Romania, Muntenia
Central coordinates 23o 52.37' East  43o 59.04' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4, C6
Area 40,731 ha
Altitude 22 - 155m
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
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1990-2006  20-30 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  750-1,000 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia passage  1990-2006  150-200 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus passage  1990-2006  30-70 individuals  good  C1, C2  Vulnerable 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  1990-2006  1-2 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1990-2006  100-150 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Least Concern 
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola passage  1990-2006  1,000-2,000 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  46-50 breeding pairs  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)  
ConfluenÅ Birds Directive 21,996 protected area overlaps with site 19,299  
Coridorul Jiului - ROSCI0045 Habitats Directive 71,394 protected area overlaps with site 24,580  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Confluenţa Jiu - Dunăre. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/12/2014

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