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Location Romania, Muntenia
Central coordinates 24o 40.06' East  43o 52.12' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4, C6
Area 46,623 ha
Altitude 18 - 90m
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
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus breeding  1990-2006  350-450 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Little Tern Sternula albifrons passage  1990-2006  70-140 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  16-20 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1990-2006  20,000 individuals  good  C4   

IBA Monitoring

2013 high not assessed low

Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - large dams likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
ConfluenÅ Birds Directive 21,280 protected area contained by site 21,280  
Corabia - Turnu MÄ Habitats Directive 7,024 protected area overlaps with site 6,632  
Valea Oltului Inferior - ROSPA0106 Birds Directive 54,074 protected area overlaps with site 24,843  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Confluenţa Olt - Dunăre. Downloaded from on 25/04/2015

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