Capanne di Marcarolo

Quick facts

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (67)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 48
Fishes 4
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 5
Mammals 7

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.5
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 50
4030 European dry heaths 477.6
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 48
6130 Calaminarian grasslands of the Violetalia calaminariae 800
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 477.6
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 267.46
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 1500
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 10
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 100
7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion 9.55
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 0.5
7230 Alkaline fens 9.55
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 50
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 25
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 477.6
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.05
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 162.38
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 4.86
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 5
9210 Apeninne beech forests with Taxus and Ilex 191.04
9260 Castanea sativa woods 1681.15
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 3.45
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 28.66

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 October 2014

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Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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