over 3,400 species of vertebrates and invertebrates,
many unique on national, European and global scale.
The number and variety of those are depended on
the high areas , generally bypassed by water. We
can say that because of hte impressive diversity
of habitats and life forms present in a relatively
small space, Delta can be considered a real musem
of biodiversity of natural heritage of invaluable
importance. We can encounter otter, mink, muskrat
(precious furs), rabbit, wild boar, fox, wolf, ferret
wild cat, jackal, raccoon dog. The Sand areas are
shelter for tortoises, vipers, snakes colonies.
Delta ornithofauna is made up of
more than 300 species of which 70 outside Europe.
There are 5 main types:
(heron, glossy ibis, cormorant, bald eagle, stilt,
pied avocet, tadorna, pelican)
- Europe (reed bunting,
emberizdae,penduline tilt, tailed sea gull, osprey,
- Siberian (singing swan,ruff, popular diver,
snipe, crane, red breasted goose)
- Mongolian (eagle,
- Chinese (egret, mute swan, cormorant,
Birds - Nature monuments
Here we can give the followin examples (and curly
pelican, spoonbill, great egret, heron, egret,
mute swan, swan , stilt,l, ruddy shelduck, white-tailed
eagle, red breasted goose).
There are about 150 known species of which more than
30 in the Delta itself. On The Danube branches
these are the most common : starlet, bleak sea
sturgeon, sturgeon, carp, catfish, pike, pike,
barbel, rapacious. Perch, carp and bream live in
calmer waters and various other live in brackish
water from pike perch and mullet to the flounder
depending on water salinity.
Among the most important fish species in the Delta:
sturegons (beluga, sturgeon, sturgeon, starlet),
mullets and herrings (Alosa Pontica).
(marten, badger marsh, badger
with a beard)