Rodopi - Iztochni

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code BG0001032)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since March 2007
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Administrative region: Yuzhen tsentralen (BG42)
  • Surface area: 2174 km2 (217446.88 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 44 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 29 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (44)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Fishes 4
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 14
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 1086.8
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 584.932
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 6520.58
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 103.07
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 4346.76
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 6520.58
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 50.0128
6520 Mountain hay meadows 500.128
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 217.447
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1086.8
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 2769.62
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 77.4111
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 2319.07
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 300.077
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 5123.05
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 23.2668
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 761.064
9270 Hellenic beech forests with Abies borisii-regis 10.8723
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 6.5234
92C0 Platanus orientalis and Liquidambar orientalis woods (Platanion orientalis) 13.7644
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 50.0128
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 61.5375
62A0 Eastern sub-mediteranean dry grasslands (Scorzoneratalia villosae) 17389.2
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 66903.4
62D0 Oro-Moesian acidophilous grasslands 21.7447
91W0 Moesian beech forests 6632.13
91Z0 Moesian silver lime woods 110.68
91AA Eastern white oak woods 9902.53

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 July 2015

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