Vallées du Tarn, de l'Aveyron, du Viaur, de l'Agout et du Gijou

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR7301631)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1998
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Midi-Pyrénées (FR62)
  • Surface area: 171 km2 (17144.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic and Continental biogeographical regions
  • It protects 26 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 22 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 (26)
Species group Number
Fishes 7
Invertebrates 9
Mammals 10

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 31.3
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 10.5
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 3
4030 European dry heaths 710
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 1.24
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 171.8
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 2.4
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 1.4
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 3.2
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 28
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 192
7110 Active raised bogs 171.8
7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration 171.8
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 1
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2.9
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 12
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.16
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 194.7
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 171.8
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 171.8
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 48
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 12.5

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 May 2018

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