Estaubé, Gavarnie, Troumouse et Barroude

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR7300927)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since May 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Midi-Pyrénées (FR62)
  • Surface area: 95 km2 (9479.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 10 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 24 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 (10)
Species group Number
Flowering Plants 1
Mammals 6
Mosses & Liverworts 2
Reptiles 1

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 2.54
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 37.64
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 17.75
4030 European dry heaths 13.74
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 1035.25
6140 Siliceous Pyrenean Festuca eskia grasslands 574.41
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 633.7
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 127.86
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 1097.61
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 5
6520 Mountain hay meadows 16.98
7110 Active raised bogs 1
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 0.82
7230 Alkaline fens 28.97
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 3.71
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 349.61
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 1383.73
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1372.3
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 331.69
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 493.58
8310 Caves not open to the public 167.28
8340 Permanent glaciers 132.66
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 85.75
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 202.76

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
December 2003
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2007
 
Date of Standard data form update September 2005

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