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Location Romania, Ialomita,Muntenia
Central coordinates 27o 7.77' East  44o 36.59' North
IBA criteria C1, C2, C4, C6
Area 5,590 ha
Altitude 28 - 56m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Romanian Ornithological Society



Site description Lake Fundata lies in the Reviga valley. The southern part of the lake is brackish whereas the northern part is fresh and holds most of the aquatic vegetation; few fish species are present. Water depth reaches 5 m and the shores are generally steep. The lake is surrounded by arable land with a village to the east.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  1990-2006  20 individuals  good  C1, C6  Vulnerable 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis passage  1990-2006  300 individuals  good  C1  Endangered 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus passage  1990-2006  200 individuals  good  C2  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  1990-2006  20 individuals  good  C6  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)  
Lacurile Fundata - Amara - ROSPA0065 Birds Directive 710 protected area overlaps with site 533  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  90%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
fisheries/aquaculture 40%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Fundata. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/10/2014

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