Edersee-Steilhänge

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code DE4720304)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 1999
  • Country: Germany
  • Administrative region: Kassel (DE73)
  • Surface area: 7 km2 (697.46 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 13 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 18 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (13)
Species group Number
Birds 7
Invertebrates 4
Mammals 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 0.0817
4030 European dry heaths 0.3605
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 0.9365
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.0083
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1.412
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 0.457
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 1.1155
8150 Medio-European upland siliceous screes 3.9781
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.0746
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.2887
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 0.2331
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 273.544
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 66.0142
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 24.2453
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 0.806
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 29.5746
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 11.045
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 0.0582

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)
April 1999
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) March 2008
 
Date of Standard data form update January 2015

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