Prut river flood-plain - Vlădeşti - Frumuşiţa

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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1990-2006 9,000-11,000 individuals C3
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1990-2006 7-10 breeding pairs C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC passage 1990-2006 3,000-4,500 individuals C2
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus LC passage 1990-2006 350-500 individuals C2, C6
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT passage 1990-2006 7,000-10,000 individuals C1, C3
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus LC passage 1990-2006 1,500-2,000 individuals C3
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 1990-2006 170-250 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1990-2006 120-150 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1990-2006 50-70 breeding pairs C6
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT breeding 1990-2006 10-15 breeding pairs C1
Merlin Falco columbarius LC winter 1990-2006 10-15 individuals C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1990-2006 20,000-35,000 individuals C4

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Parcul Natural Lunca Joasă a Prutului Inferior Parc natural 8,108 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lunca Prutului - Vlădești - Frumușița Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,601 protected area overlaps with site 1,527
Lunca Joasă a Prutului Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,753 protected area overlaps with site 1,527
Lunca Chineja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 924 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lacul Vlășcuța Rezervatie naturala 73 protected area contained by site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Prut river flood-plain - Vlădeşti - Frumuşiţa. Downloaded from on 22/01/2021.