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Neusiedler See - Nordöstliches Leithagebirge

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (141)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 99
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 6
Invertebrates 18
Mammals 13

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1530 Pannonic salt steppes and salt marshes 3675
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 0.6
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 67.7
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 0.05
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 1.7
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 508.9
6240 Sub-Pannonic steppic grasslands 178.5
6250 Pannonic loess steppic grasslands 0.8
6260 Pannonic sand steppes 296.2
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 607.4
6440 Alluvial meadows of river valleys of the Cnidion dubii 41.8
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 969.9
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 147.3
7230 Alkaline fens 9.5
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 16.3
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 1.7
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 159.1
91G0 Pannonic woods with Quercus petraea and Carpinus betulus 3969
91H0 Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens 9.3
91I0 Euro-Siberian steppic woods with Quercus spp 87.9
9260 Castanea sativa woods 5.9
40A0 Subcontinental peri-Pannonic scrub 1.5
6190 Rupicolous pannonic grasslands (Stipo-Festucetalia pallentis) 7.1
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 173.3

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) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
September 1995
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
September 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2013
Date of Standard data form update August 2015

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