Socodor wood

Country/territory: Romania

IBA criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 500 ha

Romanian Ornithological Society

Site description (2000 baseline)
A wood on the flood-plain of the Crisul Alb river, dominated by Quercus. In places Robinia plantations have replaced native species. Salix scrub grows along the banks of the river. Hunting is of mammals only.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for a stable, mixed breeding colony of Nycticorax nycticorax, Egretta garzetta and Ardea cinerea.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Socodor wood. Downloaded from on 23/02/2024.