Östliche Chiemgauer Alpen

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code DE8241372)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since March 2001
  • Country: Germany
  • Administrative region: Oberbayern (DE21)
  • Surface area: 129 km2 (12932.87 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 7 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 34 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (7)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Flowering Plants 3
Invertebrates 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 23
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 30
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 5
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 30
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 10
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 5
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 5
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 640
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 30
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 550
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 25
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 45
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 5
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 15
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 30
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 5
6520 Mountain hay meadows 10
7110 Active raised bogs 30
7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration 8
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 15
7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion 1
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 2
7230 Alkaline fens 95
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 170
8160 Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels 20
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 700
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 4000
9140 Medio-European subalpine beech woods with Acer and Rumex arifolius 50
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 22
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 26
91D0 Bog woodland 10
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 10
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 300
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 30

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 2001
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
March 2008
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2016
Date of Standard data form update June 2016

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