Vallée de l'Eyrieux et ses affluents

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR8201658)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since March 1999
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Rhône-Alpes (FR71)
  • Surface area: 203 km2 (20305.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 25 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 23 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 (25)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 6
Invertebrates 8
Mammals 10

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 3.17
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 1.94
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 78.5
4030 European dry heaths 76.09
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 157.16
5120 Mountain Cytisus purgans formations 1282.3
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 0
6120 Xeric sand calcareous grasslands 0.54
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1207.4
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 9.98
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 17.14
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 21.79
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 760.89
6520 Mountain hay meadows 9
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 81.32
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 75.28
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 1389.4
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 494.57
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 142.05
9260 Castanea sativa woods 4841.6
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 41.34
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 1.36

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)
March 1999
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
July 2006
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) November 2016
 
Date of Standard data form update July 2016

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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