Massif des Arbailles

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR7200752)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since September 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Aquitaine (FR61)
  • Surface area: 130 km2 (13000.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine and Atlantic biogeographical regions
  • It protects 14 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 21 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (14)
Species group Number
Ferns 1
Invertebrates 7
Mammals 6

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.51
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 1.33
4030 European dry heaths 384.14
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 763.1
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 76.97
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 163.95
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 19.44
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 2079.2
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 1700.1
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 10.69
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 189.54
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 248.05
7110 Active raised bogs 130
7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration 130
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 5.69
7230 Alkaline fens 130
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 0.62
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 405.98
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 188
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 130

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)
September 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2003
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) July 2014
 
Date of Standard data form update August 2017

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