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Parco naturale Mont Avic

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT1202000)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since September 1995
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Valle d'Aosta/Vallée d'Aoste (ITC2)
  • Surface area: 58 km2 (5750.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 26 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (26)
Species group Number
Birds 20
Ferns 1
Fishes 1
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 2

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 1.57
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 4.79
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 187.46
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 0.35
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 0.001
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 37
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 1049.12
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 57.22
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 6
6520 Mountain hay meadows 25.39
7110 Active raised bogs 0.13
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 12.98
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.29
7230 Alkaline fens 0.76
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 1064.52
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 315.98
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 409.48
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1065.65
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 0.5
8240 Limestone pavements 0.001
8340 Permanent glaciers 4.19
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 45.41
91D0 Bog woodland 1.62
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 65.43
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 699.96

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)
September 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) February 2013
Date of Standard data form update December 2020

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