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Location Romania, Constanta
Central coordinates 28o 1.74' East  43o 59.15' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 15,172 ha
Altitude 57 - 185m
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
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes breeding  1990-2006  12-16 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus breeding  1990-2006  4-6 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Circus cyaneus winter  1990-2006  90-100 individuals  good  C6  Not Recognised 
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus passage  1990-2006  60-70 individuals  good  C1, C6  Near Threatened 
European Roller Coracias garrulus breeding  1990-2006  70-80 breeding pairs  good  C1  Near Threatened 
Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus breeding  1990-2006  90-120 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor breeding  1990-2006  180-200 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris breeding  1990-2006  1,600-2,000 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana breeding  1990-2006  200-220 breeding pairs  good  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
DumbrÄ Birds Directive 2,054 protected area contained by site 2,054  
DumbrÄ Habitats Directive 18,714 protected area overlaps with site 7,495  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dumbrăveni - Plopeni. Downloaded from on 03/05/2015

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