Arrábida / Espichel

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (69)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 39
Flowering Plants 16
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 9
Mosses & Liverworts 1
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time 1050
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 0
1170 Reefs 530
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0
1240 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Mediterranean coasts with endemic Limonium spp 0
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 0
1430 Halo-nitrophilous scrubs (Pegano-Salsoletea) 0
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 0
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 0
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 0
2150 Atlantic decalcified fixed dunes (Calluno-Ulicetea) 0
2250 Coastal dunes with Juniperus spp 0
2260 Cisto-Lavenduletalia dune sclerophyllous scrubs 0
2270 Wooded dunes with Pinus pinea and/or Pinus pinaster 0
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 0
3290 Intermittently flowing Mediterranean rivers of the Paspalo-Agrostidion 0
4030 European dry heaths 0
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 0
5230 Arborescent matorral with Laurus nobilis 0
5320 Low formations of Euphorbia close to cliffs 0
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 0
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 0
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 0
6310 Dehesas with evergreen Quercus spp 0
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 0
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 0
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0
8240 Limestone pavements 0
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
8330 Submerged or partially submerged sea caves 0
91B0 Thermophilous Fraxinus angustifolia woods 0
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 0
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 0
9320 Olea and Ceratonia forests 0
9330 Quercus suber forests 0
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 0

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)
Sun Jun 01 00:00:00 UTC 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Sat Mar 01 00:00:00 UTC 2008
 
Date of Standard data form update Tue Dec 01 00:00:00 UTC 2015

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