Vitosha

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (84)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 49
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 12
Mammals 13
Mosses & Liverworts 2
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.4
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 0.94
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 1831.11
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 8.93
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 14
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 48.03
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 12.71
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 43.69
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 929.32
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 2793.24
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 303.6
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 6.37
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 8.81
6520 Mountain hay meadows 241.86
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 116.66
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 761.31
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 9.15
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 79.78
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 0.43
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 3145.52
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 1248.8
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 370.21
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 1052.8
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 79.37
91D0 Bog woodland 7.54
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 83.69
91H0 Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens 351.68
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 1422.56
62A0 Eastern sub-mediteranean dry grasslands (Scorzoneratalia villosae) 376.16
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 958.76
62D0 Oro-Moesian acidophilous grasslands 136.73

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 December 2018

Interactive map

Other resources

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