Plaine de Bourg d'Oisans et ses versants

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR8201738)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since May 2001
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Rhône-Alpes (FR71)
  • Surface area: 35 km2 (3473.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 10 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 27 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (10)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 3

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 3.4
3230 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica 0
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 21.77
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 0
4030 European dry heaths 0
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 11.52
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 7.13
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 0
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 0
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 474.67
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 62.43
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 2.32
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 487.08
6520 Mountain hay meadows 2.98
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.94
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 115.17
8150 Medio-European upland siliceous screes 81.77
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 65.11
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 322.52
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 29.74
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 114.42
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 22.57
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 9.6
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 753.3
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 168.2
9560 Endemic forests with Juniperus spp 0

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 2001
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
November 2015
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2016
Date of Standard data form update April 2014

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