Dolomiti di Brenta

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT3120177)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since October 2010
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Provincia Autonoma Trento (ITD2)
  • Surface area: 311 km2 (31132.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 54 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 35 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (54)
Species group Number
Birds 46
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 3
Mosses & Liverworts 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 4.94
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 37.34
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 16.64
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 2.03
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 264.84
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 2516.84
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 0.75
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 0.01
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 1.59
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 5606.32
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 107.97
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 35.96
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 151.12
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.95
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 2.17
6520 Mountain hay meadows 60.98
7110 Active raised bogs 0.94
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 1.06
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.14
7230 Alkaline fens 1.49
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 3073.71
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 25.59
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 6130.1
8240 Limestone pavements 35.84
8340 Permanent glaciers 121.03
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 20.21
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 5546.51
9140 Medio-European subalpine beech woods with Acer and Rumex arifolius 17.03
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 1546.6
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 20.39
91D0 Bog woodland 0.55
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 14.35
91H0 Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens 0.01
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 2366.84
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 1380.75

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)
October 2010
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) July 2016
Date of Standard data form update December 2019

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