Lake Taşaul

Country/territory: Romania

IBA Criteria met: C1, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 5,951 ha

Protection status:

Romanian Ornithological Society

Site description
A coastal lake at the end of the Casimcea valley with a steep limestone shoreline, except on the eastern side where it is separated from the sea by a sandbank. The lake reaches a depth of 5.6 m and has two islands. Sparse reedbeds (Phragmites) are found in the north-west of the lake.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for passage and wintering waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Taşaul. Downloaded from on 07/03/2021.