Parco Regionale Orobie Valtellinesi

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT2040401)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since February 2004
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Lombardia (ITC4)
  • Surface area: 228 km2 (22815.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 117 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 20 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (117)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 104
Fishes 3
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 5
Mosses & Liverworts 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 1.85
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 3.3
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 6.04
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 2050.61
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 1138.6
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 2708.6
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 1456.4
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 469.06
6520 Mountain hay meadows 380.27
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 13.02
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 1323.41
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1907.01
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 0.27
8340 Permanent glaciers 122.76
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 505.31
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 141.36
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 15.05
9260 Castanea sativa woods 68.44
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 6239.78
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 2170.73

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 2004
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update December 2019

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