Niculitel and Babadag forest

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1992 100-200 breeding pairs B2
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC breeding 1992 16-20 breeding pairs B2
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU passage 1992 10 individuals A1
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 1992 60-100 breeding pairs B2
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 1992 1,000-2,000 breeding pairs B2

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valea Fagilor Nature Reserve 11 protected area contained by site 11


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Niculitel and Babadag forest. Downloaded from on 05/12/2021.