Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Hamoir et Comblain-au-Pont (Anthisnes; Comblain-au-Pont; Ferrières; Hamoir; Ouffet)

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code BE33026B0)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since October 2002
  • Country: Belgium
  • Administrative region: Prov. Liège (BE33)
  • Surface area: 6 km2 (589.16 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 7 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 19 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (7)
Species group Number
Fishes 1
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
2310 Dry sand heaths with Calluna and Genista 0.58
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 1.17
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 11.78
4030 European dry heaths 0.58
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 1.17
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 4.71
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.58
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 1.76
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.58
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 2.94
8160 Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels 1.17
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1.17
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2.35
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 1.17
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 27.69
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 1.17
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 15.9
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 45.95
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 8.83

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
October 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date of Standard data form update Not available

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