Satchinez marsh

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
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1990-2006 5-8 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1990-2006 10-15 breeding pairs C6
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus NT breeding 1990-2006 10-12 breeding pairs C1

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)
Satchinez Bird Reserve Nature Reserve 236 protected area contained by site 236
Mlaștinile Satchinez Rezervatie naturala 484 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mlaștina Satchinez Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 269 protected area overlaps with site 268
Mlaștina Satchinez Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,518 protected area overlaps with site 1,094
Becicherecu Mic Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,087 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Satchinez marsh. Downloaded from on 03/12/2020.