Kresna - Ilindentsi

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code BG0000366)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since March 2007
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Administrative region: Yugozapaden (BG41)
  • Surface area: 486 km2 (48596.42 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine and Continental biogeographical regions
  • It protects 43 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 37 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (43)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Fishes 4
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 16
Mammals 15
Reptiles 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 205.92
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 12.55
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 57.9
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.3
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 2599.16
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 2210.04
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 76.53
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 1.71
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 18.16
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 14.24
6520 Mountain hay meadows 1269.69
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 26.44
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 24.35
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 51.16
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 52.69
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 1696.52
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 4631.11
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 146.42
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 3171.93
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 3.18
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 89.95
9260 Castanea sativa woods 5.11
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 43.32
92C0 Platanus orientalis and Liquidambar orientalis woods (Platanion orientalis) 78.51
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 2.44
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 7.85
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 1625.45
9560 Endemic forests with Juniperus spp 1132.59
62A0 Eastern sub-mediteranean dry grasslands (Scorzoneratalia villosae) 15.02
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 1161.65
62D0 Oro-Moesian acidophilous grasslands 419.15
91Z0 Moesian silver lime woods 21.21
91AA Eastern white oak woods 3692.75
91BA Moesian silver fir forests 165.1
91CA Rhodopide and Balkan Range Scots pine forests 3656.56
95A0 High oro-Mediterranean pine forests 538.64

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) Not under Birds directive
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

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