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Balta Vederoasa


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
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 1990-2006 23-45 breeding pairs C1
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 1990-2006 120-200 individuals C1
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC breeding 1990-2006 40-50 breeding pairs C2
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 1990-2006 310-360 individuals C2
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC breeding 1990-2006 22-30 breeding pairs C6
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1990-2006 270-340 individuals C2
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1990-2006 80-90 breeding pairs C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1990-2006 430-440 breeding pairs C2, C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC breeding 1990-2006 230-270 breeding pairs C2, C6
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC breeding 1990-2006 34-39 breeding pairs C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1990-2006 300-320 breeding pairs C2, C6
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC passage 1990-2006 500-600 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Locul fosilifer Aliman Monument al naturii 6 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lacul Vederoasa Nature reserve 555 protected area contained by site 0
Dunăre - Ostroave Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 16,244 protected area overlaps with site 495
Dumbrăveni - Valea Urluia - Lacul Vederoasa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 18,024 protected area overlaps with site 1,799
Canaralele Dunării Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 26,110 protected area overlaps with site 448
Balta Vederoasa Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,140 protected area overlaps with site 1,925


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Balta Vederoasa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2022.