RO121
Dunăre - Ostroave


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
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU winter 1990-2006 120 individuals C1
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 1990-2006 50-70 breeding pairs C1
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 1990-2006 300-400 individuals C1
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC breeding 1990-2006 144-160 breeding pairs C2, C6
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC breeding 1990-2006 120-130 breeding pairs C2, C6
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1990-2006 230-400 individuals C2
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1990-2006 470-520 breeding pairs C2, C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 1990-2006 90 breeding pairs C2, C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1990-2006 90-120 breeding pairs C2, C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1990-2006 320 breeding pairs C2, C6
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC breeding 1990-2006 90-120 breeding pairs C2
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC winter 1990-2006 240 individuals C2
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC passage 1990-2006 300 individuals C2
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1990-2006 25-30 breeding pairs C6
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC passage 1990-2006 400 individuals C2, C6
Osprey Pandion haliaetus LC passage 1990-2006 20 individuals C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC breeding 1990-2006 3-4 breeding pairs C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1990-2006 3-4 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 1990-2006 70-80 breeding pairs C1
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1990-2006 50 breeding pairs C6
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT breeding 1990-2006 18-21 breeding pairs C1
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon LC breeding 1990-2006 150-500 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Pădurea și Valea Canaraua Fetii - Iortmac Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,637 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pădurea Eseschioi - Lacul Bugeac Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,943 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pădurea Cetate Nature reserve 123 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pădurea Bratca Nature reserve 59 protected area contained by site 0
Ostrovul Șoimul Nature reserve 45 protected area contained by site 0
Ostrovul Haralambie Nature reserve 40 protected area contained by site 0
Ostrovul Ciocănești Nature reserve 214 protected area contained by site 0
Oltenița - Ulmeni Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 12,405 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Oltenița - Mostiștea - Chiciu Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,521 protected area overlaps with site 2,325
Locul fosilifer Cernavodă Monument al naturii 4 protected area overlaps with site 0
Iezerul Călărași Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,009 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Dunăre - Ostroave Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 16,244 protected area overlaps with site 14,157
Danube Islands Bugeac-Iotormac Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 82,832 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ciocănești - Dunăre Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 801 protected area overlaps with site 498
Canaralele Dunării Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 26,110 protected area overlaps with site 13,632


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dunăre - Ostroave. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/07/2020.