Rodopi - Sredni

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code BG0001031)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since October 2007
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Administrative region: Yuzhen tsentralen (BG42)
  • Surface area: 1551 km2 (155107.68 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 2
Invertebrates 12
Mammals 18
Reptiles 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.28
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.77
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 6.72
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 77.64
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 163.71
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 244.53
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 117.53
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 3532.67
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 12.53
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 2.15
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 26.48
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 17.31
6520 Mountain hay meadows 4098.08
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 10.842
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.18
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 23.54
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 612.84
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 533.5
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 921.79
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 965.37
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 699.94
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 795.68
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 17971.5
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 0.7
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 4.15
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 15.4797
92C0 Platanus orientalis and Liquidambar orientalis woods (Platanion orientalis) 3.66
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 2461.99
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 3543.6
62A0 Eastern sub-mediteranean dry grasslands (Scorzoneratalia villosae) 435.43
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 10501.3
91W0 Moesian beech forests 2484.59
91Z0 Moesian silver lime woods 105.35
91AA Eastern white oak woods 1456.32
91BA Moesian silver fir forests 829.93
91CA Rhodopide and Balkan Range Scots pine forests 151.89

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)
October 2007
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2008
Date of Standard data form update December 2018

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