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 42 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 (42)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 12
Mammals 18
Reptiles 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 15.4797
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 77.3987
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 773.987
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 107.335
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 421.117
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 106.559
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 3097.5
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 0.1551
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 463.772
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 15.4797
6520 Mountain hay meadows 4490.37
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 10.842
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.3738
7230 Alkaline fens 1.54797
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1548.44
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 15.4797
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 1115.22
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 1008.2
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 9077.68
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 2477.07
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 16872.6
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 258.565
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 4.28872
9270 Hellenic beech forests with Abies borisii-regis 193.574
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 15.4797
92C0 Platanus orientalis and Liquidambar orientalis woods (Platanion orientalis) 6.76269
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 4268.56
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 4924.67
62A0 Eastern sub-mediteranean dry grasslands (Scorzoneratalia villosae) 154.844
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 13303.6
62D0 Oro-Moesian acidophilous grasslands 7742.2
91W0 Moesian beech forests 2856.31
91Z0 Moesian silver lime woods 43.8179
91AA Eastern white oak woods 1231.56
91BA Moesian silver fir forests 922.891
91CA Rhodopide and Balkan Range Scots pine forests 4822.3

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 September 2016

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