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Location Romania, Calarasi
Central coordinates 26o 47.70' East  44o 7.41' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C3, C6
Area 9,210 ha
Altitude 9 - 41m
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 passage  1990-2006  130-240 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
White Stork Ciconia ciconia breeding  1990-2006  87-121 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia passage  1990-2006  120-140 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides passage  1990-2006  800-1,000 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus passage  1990-2006  14,000-20,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
OlteniÅ Habitats Directive 11,930 protected area overlaps with site 2,009  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Olteniţa - Ulmeni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2014

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