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Lake Dunăreni


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 200-300 individuals C1
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU passage 1990-2006 400-500 individuals C1
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1990-2006 7,000-12,000 individuals C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1990-2006 7,000-12,000 individuals C3
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC breeding 1990-2006 7-8 breeding pairs C6
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 1990-2006 54-75 breeding pairs C1, C6
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 1990-2006 550-700 individuals C1, C2
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 1990-2006 310-360 individuals C2
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1990-2006 270-340 individuals C2
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 1990-2006 80-120 breeding pairs C2, C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC passage 1990-2006 234-340 individuals C2
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT passage 1990-2006 41-50 individuals C1, C2, C6
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus LC passage 1990-2006 120-600 individuals C2
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC passage 1990-2006 500-600 individuals C2
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1990-2006 15-18 breeding pairs C6
Charadrius alexandrinus NR breeding 1990-2006 12-14 breeding pairs C6
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola LC breeding 1990-2006 20-40 breeding pairs C6
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola LC passage 1990-2006 200-400 individuals C2, C6
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus LC passage 1990-2006 14,000-16,000 individuals C3
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC passage 1990-2006 400-600 individuals C2, C6
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC passage 1990-2006 2,000 individuals C2
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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Padurea si Valea Canaraua Fetii - Iortmac Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,632 protected area contains site 1,004
Lacul Dunareni Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,209 protected area overlaps with site 935
Dunare - Ostroave Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 66,508 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Canaralele Dunarii Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 25,943 protected area is adjacent to site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Dunăreni. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/10/2019.