Haut-Louron : Aygues Tortes, Caillauas, Gourgs Blancs, Gorges de Clarabide, pics des Pichadères et d'Estiouère, montagne de Tramadits

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR7300935)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since May 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Midi-Pyrénées (FR62)
  • Surface area: 54 km2 (5439.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 6 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 20 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 (6)
Species group Number
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 1
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 54.39
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 54.39
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 1042.82
6140 Siliceous Pyrenean Festuca eskia grasslands 554.29
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 37.5
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 77.88
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 186.7
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 153.12
6520 Mountain hay meadows 65.64
7110 Active raised bogs 54.39
7230 Alkaline fens 54.39
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 449.58
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 319.66
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 72.6
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1241.66
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 74.88
8340 Permanent glaciers 54.39
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 240.87
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 1.32
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 55.38

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 May 2006

Interactive map

Other resources

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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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