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Location Romania, Constanta
Central coordinates 27o 53.24' East  44o 12.87' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4, C6
Area 2,659 ha
Altitude 10 - 100m
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 breeding  1990-2006  23-45 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca passage  1990-2006  120-200 individuals  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus breeding  1990-2006  22-30 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus passage  1990-2006  270-340 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia breeding  1990-2006  40-50 breeding pairs  good  C2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia passage  1990-2006  310-360 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Egretta garzetta breeding  1990-2006  300-320 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Not Recognised 
Ixobrychus minutus breeding  1990-2006  80-90 breeding pairs  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax breeding  1990-2006  430-440 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides breeding  1990-2006  230-270 breeding pairs  good  C2, C6  Least Concern 
Great White Egret Ardea alba breeding  1990-2006  34-39 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus passage  1990-2006  500-600 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)  
Balta Vederoasa - ROSPA0007 Birds Directive 2,103 protected area overlaps with site 1,925  
Canaralele DunÄ Habitats Directive 26,064 protected area overlaps with site 448  
DumbrÄ Habitats Directive 18,714 protected area overlaps with site 1,799  
DunÄ Birds Directive 16,212 protected area overlaps with site 495  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Balta Vederoasa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2014

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