Vallée de la Dordogne quercynoise

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR7300898)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1998
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Midi-Pyrénées (FR62)
  • Surface area: 56 km2 (5567.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 15 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 (15)
Species group Number
Fishes 5
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 4
Mammals 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 0.82
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 20.06
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 85.4
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 52.06
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 31.96
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 23.01
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 350.53
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 55.67
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 171.86
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 424.21
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.19
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 2.76
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 55.67
8310 Caves not open to the public 55.67
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 21.1
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 443.31
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 201.48

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 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2007
 
Date of Standard data form update April 2005

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