Mont Chajol

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR9301560)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (FR82)
  • Surface area: 14 km2 (1427.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 13 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 21 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (13)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 6
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 59
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 66
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 2.6
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 0.6
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 240
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 34
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 40
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 2.1
6520 Mountain hay meadows 38
7230 Alkaline fens 0.01
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 50
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 7.2
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 28.52
8160 Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels 0.02
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 38
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 12
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 4
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 42.78
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 200
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 67
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 24

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)
April 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2003
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) November 2007
 
Date of Standard data form update November 2017

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