Estuaire de la Canche, dunes picardes plaquées sur l'ancienne falaise, forêt d'Hardelot et falaise d'Equihen

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR3100480)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Nord - Pas-de-Calais (FR30)
  • Surface area: 17 km2 (1661.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 3%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 9 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 31 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 (9)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 4

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1130 Estuaries 26.5
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 7.81
1170 Reefs 4.65
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 4.39
1220 Perennial vegetation of stony banks 0.1
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 4.28
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 0.05
1330 Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) 6.75
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 2.72
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 71
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 132.64
2160 Dunes with Hippophaë rhamnoides 303.62
2170 Dunes with Salix repens ssp argentea (Salicion arenariae) 6.76
2180 Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region 477.61
2190 Humid dune slacks 15.93
3110 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) 0
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 0.45
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.08
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.08
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 3.41
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 13.77
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 1.14
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 10.94
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 11
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 0.21
7230 Alkaline fens 0.7
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 34.35
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 8.03
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 1.78
91D0 Bog woodland 0.09
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 19.14

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)
April 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2015
 
Date of Standard data form update April 2007

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