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Location Romania, Calarasi,Constanta
Central coordinates 27o 33.55' East  44o 11.28' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C6
Area 17,092 ha
Altitude 7 - 120m
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
Osprey Pandion haliaetus passage  1990-2006  20 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis winter  1990-2006  120 individuals  good  C1  Endangered 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1990-2006  50-70 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  1990-2006  300-400 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus breeding  1990-2006  120-130 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus passage  1990-2006  230-400 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia breeding  1990-2006  144-160 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Egretta garzetta breeding  1990-2006  320 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Not Recognised 
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax breeding  1990-2006  470-520 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides breeding  1990-2006  90 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea breeding  1990-2006  90-120 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus breeding  1990-2006  90-120 breeding pairs  good  C2  Least Concern 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus winter  1990-2006  240 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus passage  1990-2006  300 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus breeding  1990-2006  18-21 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  1990-2006  3-4 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Black Kite Milvus migrans breeding  1990-2006  3-4 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Little Tern Sternula albifrons breeding  1990-2006  25-30 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Little Tern Sternula albifrons passage  1990-2006  400 individuals  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  70-80 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis breeding  1990-2006  50 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon breeding  1990-2006  150-500 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Canaralele DunÄ Habitats Directive 26,064 protected area overlaps with site 13,632  
CiocÄ Birds Directive 903 protected area overlaps with site 498  
DunÄ Birds Directive 16,212 protected area overlaps with site 14,157  
OlteniÅ Habitats Directive 11,930 protected area overlaps with site 2,325  
Habitats Directive 14,473 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Habitats Directive 3,258 protected area is adjacent to site 0  

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