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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
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 
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 
Egretta garzetta breeding  1990-2006  320 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Not Recognised 
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 
Milvus migrans breeding  1990-2006  3-4 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
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 
Osprey Pandion haliaetus passage  1990-2006  20 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 

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