Vallée de l'Orne et ses affluents

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR2500091)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1997
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Basse-Normandie (FR25)
  • Surface area: 21 km2 (2115.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 16 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 18 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (16)
Species group Number
Fishes 4
Invertebrates 5
Mammals 7

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 21.18
4030 European dry heaths 42.36
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 21.18
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 21.18
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 21.18
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 21.18
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 105.9
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 21.18
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 21.18
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 42.36
8150 Medio-European upland siliceous screes 21.18
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 21.18
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 21.18
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 21.18
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 550.68
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 254.16
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 21.18
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 21.18

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
January 2011
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) October 2010
 
Date of Standard data form update September 2017

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Other resources

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