Lake Strachina

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A large brackish lake on the Romanian plain, fed by fresh water from the Ialomita river. There are small areas of aquatic vegetation, primarily along the western shore. Agricultural lands and fish-ponds form the surrounds.

Key biodiversity
This is an important breeding site for waterbirds, particularly ducks, and also passage and wintering waterbirds.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
No serious threats are known at the site.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lake Strachina. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.