Forêt d'Orléans et périphérie

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR2400524)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since July 2003
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Centre (FR24)
  • Surface area: 23 km2 (2251.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 7 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 17 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 (7)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3110 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) 31
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 21
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 9
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 17.47
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 22.51
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1.63
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 11
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 2.49
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 3.5
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 1.07
7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion 2.47
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 0.32
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 122.44
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 45.02
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 3.07
91D0 Bog woodland 14
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 9

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)
July 2003
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
November 2012
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) October 2016
 
Date of Standard data form update August 2017

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Other resources

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