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Cursul Dunării - Baziaş - Porţile de Fier


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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 1990-2006 180-200 individuals C2
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC winter 1990-2006 904-1,560 individuals C3
Smew Mergellus albellus LC winter 1990-2006 1,200-1,500 individuals C2, C6
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU winter 1990-2006 22,000-26,500 individuals C3
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT winter 1990-2006 156 individuals C1
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 1990-2006 850-900 individuals C1, C2
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC winter 1990-2006 684-890 individuals C2, C6
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC passage 1990-2006 500-700 individuals C2
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT passage 1990-2006 120-200 individuals C1
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.

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)
Porțile de Fier Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 125,503 protected area overlaps with site 6,884
Parcul Natural Porțile de Fier Parc natural 128,044 protected area overlaps with site 0
Munții Almăjului - Locvei Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 117,771 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gura Văii - Vârciorova Rezervatie naturala 737 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cursul Dunării - Baziaș - Porțile de Fier Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 10,331 protected area overlaps with site 7,547
Cracul Crucii Rezervatie naturala 110 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cazanele Mari și Cazanele Mici Rezervatie naturala 377 protected area overlaps with site 0
Balta Nera - Dunăre Rezervatie naturala 111 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cursul Dunării - Baziaş - Porţile de Fier. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/07/2020.