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Comana


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 50-100 breeding pairs C1, C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1990-2006 30-40 breeding pairs C1
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1990-2006 60-80 breeding pairs C6
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 1990-2006 100-120 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 1990-2006 150-200 individuals C2
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus LC passage 1990-2006 750-1,000 individuals C2
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1990-2006 16-20 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1990-2006 400-600 breeding pairs C2, C6
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides LC passage 1990-2006 800-1,000 individuals C2
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1990-2006 40-50 breeding pairs C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC passage 1990-2006 1,000-1,500 individuals C2
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC passage 1990-2006 500-800 individuals C2
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1990-2006 12-20 breeding pairs C6
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC passage 1990-2006 1,200-1,300 individuals C2
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC passage 1990-2006 1,000-1,200 individuals C2
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC passage 1990-2006 3,000-4,000 individuals C6
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 1990-2006 800-1,000 breeding pairs C2, C6
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC passage 1990-2006 6,000-8,000 individuals C2
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC passage 1990-2006 2,000-3,000 individuals C2
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1990-2006 100-150 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 1990-2006 80-100 breeding pairs C1
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC breeding 1990-2006 180-210 breeding pairs C6
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT passage 1990-2006 100-200 individuals C1
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria LC breeding 1990-2006 100-200 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1990-2006 40-50 breeding pairs C6
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)
Parcul Natural Comana Parc natural 25,104 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pădurea Padina Tătarului Rezervatie naturala 233 protected area contained by site 0
Pădurea Oloaga - Grădinari Rezervatie naturala 249 protected area contained by site 0
Gradinari Wood Nature Reserve 245 protected area overlaps with site 80
Comana National Park Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 24,963 protected area overlaps with site 0
Comana Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 24,982 protected area overlaps with site 20,306
Comana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 26,579 protected area overlaps with site 20,306

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Comana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2021.