Ría de Ortigueira e Ladrido

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES0000086)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since November 1989
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Galicia (ES11)
  • Surface area: 30 km2 (3025.34 ha)
  • Marine area: 56%
  • Located in Atlantic and Marine Atlantic biogeographical regions
  • It protects 46 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 30 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 (46)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 35
Fishes 2
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 4
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time 281.01
1130 Estuaries 1479.75
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 805.81
1150 Coastal lagoons 2.11
1160 Large shallow inlets and bays 281.01
1170 Reefs 281.01
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0.5
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 18.14
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 1.27
1320 Spartina swards (Spartinion maritimae) 111.64
1330 Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) 135.72
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 55.02
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 0.5
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 14.43
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 47.27
2230 Malcolmietalia dune grasslands 0.5
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 4.29
4030 European dry heaths 22.07
5230 Arborescent matorral with Laurus nobilis 0.5
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 1.53
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 1.68
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 22.87
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 4.3
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 7.32
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.5
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.5
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 17.26
8330 Submerged or partially submerged sea caves 0.5
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 42.02
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 5.27

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) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
November 1989
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
 
Date of Standard data form update November 2016

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