Trascău Mountains

Country/territory: Romania

IBA Criteria met: C1, C6 (2007)
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Area: 99,421 ha

Romanian Ornithological Society

Site description
Two limestone gorges in the Trascãu mountains. The steep slopes are partially covered by herbs, bushes and Pinus trees. Quercus, Fagus and Carpinus dominated woodlands, grasslands and hay-meadows also occur. The surrounds are used for agriculture and cattle-grazing, with tourism in the gorges.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding raptors, forest species and birds associated with rocky habitats.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Trascău Mountains. Downloaded from on 29/11/2021.