Costa da Vela

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (18)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 6
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 7
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1130 Estuaries 4.53
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 18.11
1160 Large shallow inlets and bays 4.62
1170 Reefs 197.16
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0.6
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 34.77
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 0.5
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 16.7
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 92.96
2260 Cisto-Lavenduletalia dune sclerophyllous scrubs 0.52
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 1.28
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 1.48
4030 European dry heaths 156.7
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 2.76
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.67
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 0.84
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.5
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 0.5
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2.96
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 57.73
8330 Submerged or partially submerged sea caves 0.5
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 2.24

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)
Mon Feb 01 00:00:00 UTC 1999
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Wed Dec 01 00:00:00 UTC 2004
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) Sat Mar 01 00:00:00 UTC 2014
 
Date of Standard data form update Tue Nov 01 00:00:00 UTC 2016

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