Baixa Limia

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES1130001)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1997
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Galicia (ES11)
  • Surface area: 339 km2 (33921.45 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 38 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 23 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 (38)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 21
Fishes 2
Flowering Plants 4
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 5
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 1.93
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 467.38
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 7.02
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 274.75
4030 European dry heaths 14655.1
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 11.43
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 301.1
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 3.21
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 22.92
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 47.95
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 470.97
7110 Active raised bogs 54.02
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 2.29
7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion 2.45
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 237.79
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2567.14
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 6981.6
8310 Caves not open to the public 279.02
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 28.7
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 2837.16
9260 Castanea sativa woods 8.79
9330 Quercus suber forests 1.56
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 8.36

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)
December 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) March 2014
 
Date of Standard data form update November 2015

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