Vitosha

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (87)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 49
Fishes 4
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 14
Mammals 13
Mosses & Liverworts 2
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 0.67755
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 3414.32
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 5.42042
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 216.817
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 19.5135
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 21.4107
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 1.3551
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1355.11
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 2566.03
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 303.544
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 5.42042
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 104.072
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 1501.46
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 16.5323
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 104.072
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 3.25225
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 119.249
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 3956.91
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 693.814
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 1059.69
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 88.3529
91D0 Bog woodland 0.27102
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 17.0743
91H0 Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens 315.197
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 1253.47
62A0 Eastern sub-mediteranean dry grasslands (Scorzoneratalia villosae) 5.42042
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 252.05
62D0 Oro-Moesian acidophilous grasslands 105.698
91W0 Moesian beech forests 739.887
91BA Moesian silver fir forests 1.92424

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)
March 2007
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
March 2007
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2008
 
Date of Standard data form update September 2016

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Other resources

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