Estuaires et littoral picards (baies de Somme et d'Authie)

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR2200346)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since March 1999
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Picardie (FR22)
  • Surface area: 156 km2 (15646.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 64%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 13 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 27 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (13)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 4
Mammals 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time 150
1130 Estuaries 2500
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 1500
1150 Coastal lagoons 150
1170 Reefs 150
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 50
1220 Perennial vegetation of stony banks 800
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 25
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 1400
1330 Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) 2653
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 1252.96
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 150
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 100
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 150
2160 Dunes with Hippophaë rhamnoides 2000
2170 Dunes with Salix repens ssp argentea (Salicion arenariae) 15
2180 Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region 300
2190 Humid dune slacks 150
3110 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) 150
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 150
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 150
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 10
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 156.62
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 150
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 300
7230 Alkaline fens 200
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 20

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 1999
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) December 2010
 
Date of Standard data form update August 2014

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