Ciocăneşti - Dunăre

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
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU passage 1990-2006 120-130 individuals C1
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT breeding 1990-2006 24-31 breeding pairs C1
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca NT passage 1990-2006 130-240 individuals C1
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 1990-2006 120-140 individuals C2
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT passage 1990-2006 30-70 individuals C1, C2
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus LC breeding 1990-2006 3-6 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.

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)
Oltenița - Mostiștea - Chiciu Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,521 protected area overlaps with site 357
Ciocănești - Dunăre Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 801 protected area overlaps with site 380


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

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ciocăneşti - Dunăre. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.