Unteres Odertal

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code DE2951302)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since September 2000
  • Country: Germany
  • Administrative region: Brandenburg - Nordost (DE41)
  • Surface area: 101 km2 (10056.39 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 23 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 (23)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Fishes 7
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 8
Mammals 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 259
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 200
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 6
6120 Xeric sand calcareous grasslands 40
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 23
6240 Sub-Pannonic steppic grasslands 40
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 105
6440 Alluvial meadows of river valleys of the Cnidion dubii 115
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 338
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 120
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 80
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 5
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 300
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 20
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 30
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 43.25
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 150
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 10
91G0 Pannonic woods with Quercus petraea and Carpinus betulus 20

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)
September 2000
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) November 2006
Date of Standard data form update May 2015

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