Nationalpark Kalkalpen und Umgebung

Quick facts

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (46)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 25
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 7
Mammals 8
Mosses & Liverworts 3

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 1.75
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.02
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 2.3
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 33.7
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 15.33
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 1463.52
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.11
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 21.1
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 1403.25
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 103.63
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 9
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 160.58
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.57
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 61.85
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 3.78
6520 Mountain hay meadows 9.79
7110 Active raised bogs 0.45
7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration 1.41
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 2.24
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.16
7230 Alkaline fens 18.21
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 199.63
8160 Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels 44.26
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 569.72
8240 Limestone pavements 118.63
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.01
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 5891.56
9140 Medio-European subalpine beech woods with Acer and Rumex arifolius 59
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 2299.6
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 89.1
91D0 Bog woodland 2.6
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 68.88
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 0.5
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 1580
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 259.03

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)
December 1997
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
December 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2005
Date of Standard data form update November 2018

Interactive map

Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
Protected planet map viewer Interactive map showing the World Database on Protected Areas
European protected sites map viewer Simple interactive map showing Natura 2000 sites and Nationally designated areas
Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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