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Alpi Marittime

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (93)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 76
Fishes 2
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 4
Mammals 8

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 318.16
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 5
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 27.56
4030 European dry heaths 10
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 2053.99
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 269.38
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 30
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 66.49
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 336.72
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 2
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 5878.19
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 6734.4
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1683.6
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 60
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 106.71
6520 Mountain hay meadows 1683.6
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 1
7230 Alkaline fens 2
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 3367.2
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 2020.32
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 110.16
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1346.88
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 5050.8
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 3
8310 Caves not open to the public 336.72
8340 Permanent glaciers 336.72
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 707.11
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 774.46
9140 Medio-European subalpine beech woods with Acer and Rumex arifolius 437.74
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 648
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 134.69
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 2.15
9260 Castanea sativa woods 67.34
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 942.82
9560 Endemic forests with Juniperus spp 100.25

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) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
October 2006
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
September 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) November 2017
Date of Standard data form update December 2019

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