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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (61)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 36
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 10
Mammals 10
Reptiles 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 74.77
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 1.97
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 7.08
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 1776.07
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 2166.93
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 3.8
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 1722.26
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 4.02
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 4037.91
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 354.953
6520 Mountain hay meadows 26.47
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 8.76
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 441.22
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 5.44
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 585.89
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 53.41
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 2074.58
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 565.238
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 13.34
91D0 Bog woodland 4.23
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 17.13
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 1379.25
62D0 Oro-Moesian acidophilous grasslands 1238.63
91BA Moesian silver fir forests 1362.97
91CA Rhodopide and Balkan Range Scots pine forests 1102.06
95A0 High oro-Mediterranean pine forests 650.52

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)
May 2011
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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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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