RO093
Lake Tataru


Country/territory: Romania

IBA Criteria met: C1, C2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 26,996 ha

Protection status:

Romanian Ornithological Society

Site description
This brackish lake reaches a maximum depth of 12 m. The shores are a mixture of mud and sand covered with halophytic vegetation.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and passage wildfowl, waders and gulls (Laridae). Ducks use the site for moulting. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (8 breeding pairs).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Tataru. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2019.