Ilfov reservoir

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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 1990-2006 200-300 individuals C2
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1990-2006 5,000-6,000 individuals C3
Smew Mergellus albellus LC passage 1990-2006 120-140 individuals C2
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 1990-2006 800-1,200 individuals C1, C2
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC passage 1990-2006 1,800-2,000 individuals C3
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1990-2006 100-200 individuals C2
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC passage 1990-2006 500-600 individuals C2
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC passage 1990-2006 300-400 individuals C2
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC passage 1990-2006 1,500-1,600 individuals C3
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC passage 1990-2006 1,000-2,000 individuals C2
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC passage 1990-2006 500-1,000 individuals C2
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC passage 1990-2006 2,500-3,000 individuals C2
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC passage 1990-2006 500-1,000 individuals C2
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT passage 1990-2006 100-200 individuals C1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1990-2006 20,000 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Lacurile de pe Valea Ilfovului Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 602 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ilfov reservoir. Downloaded from on 21/10/2021.