Etropole - Baylovo

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code BG0001043)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since October 2007
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Administrative region: Yugozapaden (BG41)
  • Surface area: 274 km2 (27448.25 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine and Continental biogeographical regions
  • It protects 31 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 23 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (31)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Fishes 5
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 6
Mammals 16
Reptiles 1

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 2.74482
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 27.4483
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 11.2812
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 823.448
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 27.4483
6520 Mountain hay meadows 137.241
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 41.1724
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2.74482
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 16.6062
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 9.99116
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 3645.4
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 221.507
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 3398.37
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 695.539
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 27.4483
91G0 Pannonic woods with Quercus petraea and Carpinus betulus 0.00021
91H0 Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens 45.8386
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 3070.64
62D0 Oro-Moesian acidophilous grasslands 823.448
91W0 Moesian beech forests 1018.06
91Z0 Moesian silver lime woods 2.08606
91BA Moesian silver fir forests 1.78962

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 July 2015

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Other resources

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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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