Cârja - Maţa - Rădeanu - Roşcani

Country/territory: Romania

IBA Criteria met: C1, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 9,187 ha

Protection status:

Romanian Ornithological Society

Site description
An area of wetland with numerous pools and fish-ponds close to the River Prut. Aquatic vegetation is well developed and includes reedbeds (Phragmites); there are also areas of Salix and Populus.

Key biodiversity
This is an important breeding, wintering and stop-over site for waterbirds. Seventy-four species have been recorded. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Phalacrocorax pygmeus (2-20 non-breeding birds).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cârja - Maţa - Rădeanu - Roşcani. Downloaded from on 02/03/2021.