Peniche / Stª Cruz

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code PTCON0056)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since Thu Oct 01 00:00:00 UTC 1998
  • Country: Portugal
  • Administrative region: Centro (P) (PT16)
  • Surface area: 83 km2 (8285.54 ha)
  • Marine area: 66%
  • Located in Mediterranean and Marine Atlantic biogeographical regions
  • It protects 6 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (6)
Species group Number
Flowering Plants 5
Mammals 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time 3180
1170 Reefs 1970
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0
1240 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Mediterranean coasts with endemic Limonium spp 0
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 0
1330 Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) 0
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 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
2190 Humid dune slacks 0
2230 Malcolmietalia dune grasslands 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
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 0
4030 European dry heaths 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
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0
8330 Submerged or partially submerged sea caves 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)
Thu Oct 01 00:00:00 UTC 1998
  • 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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