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Location Romania, Constanta
Central coordinates 27o 46.29' East  44o 11.53' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
Area 1,004 ha
Altitude 8 - 60m
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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons winter  1990-2006  7,000-12,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1990-2006  7,000-12,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis winter  1990-2006  200-300 individuals  good  C1  Endangered 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis passage  1990-2006  400-500 individuals  good  C1  Endangered 
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea breeding  1990-2006  7-8 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca breeding  1990-2006  54-75 breeding pairs  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  1990-2006  550-700 individuals  good  C1, C2  Near Threatened 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus passage  1990-2006  270-340 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia passage  1990-2006  310-360 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides breeding  1990-2006  80-120 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides passage  1990-2006  234-340 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus passage  1990-2006  120-600 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus passage  1990-2006  41-50 individuals  good  C1, C2, C6  Vulnerable 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus passage  1990-2006  500-600 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta breeding  1990-2006  15-18 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Charadrius alexandrinus breeding  1990-2006  12-14 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola breeding  1990-2006  20-40 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola passage  1990-2006  200-400 individuals  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus passage  1990-2006  14,000-16,000 individuals  good  C3  Least Concern 
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus passage  1990-2006  400-600 individuals  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus passage  1990-2006  400-800 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida passage  1990-2006  2,000 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
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)  
Canaralele DunÄ Habitats Directive 26,064 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
DunÄ Birds Directive 16,212 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Lacul DunÄ Birds Directive 1,004 protected area overlaps with site 935  
Habitats Directive 14,473 protected area contains site 1,004  

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