RO059
Vrancea Mountains


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC breeding 1990-2006 360-390 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC breeding 1990-2006 190-230 individuals C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC breeding 1990-2006 50-70 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC breeding 1990-2006 200-230 breeding pairs C6
Ural Owl Strix uralensis LC breeding 1990-2006 80-110 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 1990-2006 140-160 breeding pairs C6
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC breeding 1990-2006 125-145 breeding pairs C6
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva LC breeding 1990-2006 1,900-2,800 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tișița Rezervatie naturala 2,713 protected area contained by site 0
Strâmtura - Coza Rezervatie naturala 15 protected area contained by site 0
Soveja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,572 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Șindrilița Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 870 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Râul Putna Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 648 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Putna - Vrancea Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 38,060 protected area contained by site 38,190
Parcul Natural Putna - Vrancea Parc natural 38,073 protected area contained by site 0
Pădurea Verdele - Cheile Nărujei II Rezervatie naturala 282 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pădurea Verdele Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 282 protected area overlaps with site 113
Pădurea Lepșa - Zboina Rezervatie naturala 281 protected area contained by site 0
Oituz - Ojdula Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,344 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Munții Vrancei Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 38,060 protected area contained by site 38,199
Muntele Goru Rezervatie naturala 539 protected area contained by site 0
Lacul Negru Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 104 protected area contained by site 98
Lacul Negru Rezervatie naturala 104 protected area contained by site 0
Groapa cu Pini Rezervatie naturala 14 protected area contained by site 0
Cascada Putnei Rezervatie naturala 24 protected area contained by site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vrancea Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2022.