Mont Avic e Mont Emilius

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT1202020)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since February 2007
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Valle d'Aosta/Vallée d'Aoste (ITC2)
  • Surface area: 315 km2 (31544.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 28 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 29 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (28)
Species group Number
Birds 21
Ferns 1
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 1

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 31.54
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 31.54
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 1892.64
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 630.88
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 1261.76
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 2208.08
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 4416.16
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 630.88
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 2208.08
6240 Sub-Pannonic steppic grasslands 630.88
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 315.44
6520 Mountain hay meadows 31.54
7110 Active raised bogs 31.54
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 31.54
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 31.54
7230 Alkaline fens 157.72
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 31.54
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 2523.52
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 3785.28
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 946.32
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1577.2
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 315.44
8240 Limestone pavements 630.88
8340 Permanent glaciers 31.54
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 31.54
91D0 Bog woodland 31.54
9260 Castanea sativa woods 31.54
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 5047.04
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 1577.2

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)
February 2007
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update December 2015

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