Gorges de la Dourbie

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR7300850)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since May 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Midi-Pyrénées (FR62), Languedoc-Roussillon (FR81)
  • Surface area: 71 km2 (7087.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 13 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 21 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 (13)
Species group Number
Fishes 1
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 9

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 30.85
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 0
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 2.62
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 0
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 18.19
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 4.89
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 147.13
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 0.3
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 1.27
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 3.08
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.09
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 11.4
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 68.83
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.06
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 0
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 358.37
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 119.61
9260 Castanea sativa woods 24.96

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)
May 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
July 2006
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2007
 
Date of Standard data form update June 2006

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