Ötztaler Alpen

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (46)
Species group Number
Birds 41
Ferns 1
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 2
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.5
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 0.5
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 3.63
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 3.36
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 0.5
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 2851.68
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 185.61
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 1690.58
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 1
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 1.11
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 21.45
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 0.5
6520 Mountain hay meadows 80.12
7110 Active raised bogs 0.1
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 5.36
7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion 0.1
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 76.79
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 11086.2
8150 Medio-European upland siliceous screes 9.3
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 945.24
8340 Permanent glaciers 10728.3
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 13.06
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 298.74
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 663.74

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)
October 1996
 
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
December 2003
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) June 2005
 
Date of Standard data form update January 2017

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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.
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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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