The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s)||Population estimate at site||IBA criteria met|
|Purple Heron Ardea purpurea||LC||breeding||1998||10-20 breeding pairs||B2|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).
|Habitat (IUCN level 1)||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rotbav fish-ponds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/rotbav-fish-ponds-iba-romania on 24/09/2023.