RO046
Ciuc Depression


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
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC breeding 1990-2006 60-90 individuals C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1990-2006 150-200 breeding pairs C1, C6
White Stork Ciconia ciconia LC breeding 1990-2006 85-105 breeding pairs C6

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tinovul Luci Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 274 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Tinovul Luci Rezervatie naturala 275 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Munții Ciucului Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 60,045 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mlaștina Valea de Mijloc Rezervatie naturala 12 protected area contained by site 0
Mlaștina Nyirkert Rezervatie naturala 17 protected area contained by site 0
Mlaștina Csemo - Vrabia Rezervatie naturala 8 protected area contained by site 0
Mlaștina Budos - Sântimbru Rezervatie naturala 2 protected area contained by site 0
Mlaștina Borșaroș - Sâncrăieni Rezervatie naturala 6 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mlaștina Beneș Rezervatie naturala 11 protected area contained by site 0
Harghita Mădăraș Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,322 protected area overlaps with site 6,289
Depresiunea și Munții Ciucului Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 51,784 protected area overlaps with site 17,188
Bazinul Ciucului de Jos Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,759 protected area overlaps with site 2,370


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ciuc Depression. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.