Parco della Magra - Vara

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT1343502)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since June 1995
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Liguria (ITC3)
  • Surface area: 27 km2 (2710.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 173 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 18 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (173)
Species group Number
Birds 162
Fishes 7
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1130 Estuaries 135.5
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 27.1
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 27.1
3120 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals generally on sandy soils of the West Mediterranean, with Isoetes spp 27.1
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 27.1
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 27.1
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 27.1
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 27.1
3290 Intermittently flowing Mediterranean rivers of the Paspalo-Agrostidion 27.1
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 54.2
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 27.1
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 27.1
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 54.2
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 0.27
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 859.96
9260 Castanea sativa woods 406.5
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 27.1
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 216.8

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)
June 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2017
 
Date of Standard data form update May 2017

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Other resources

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