Dolomiti del Cadore e del Comelico

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT3230089)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since February 2005
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Veneto (ITD3)
  • Surface area: 704 km2 (70396.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 41 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 32 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (41)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 36
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 703.96
3230 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica 703.96
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 703.96
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 2111.88
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 5631.68
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 1407.92
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 2815.84
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 2815.84
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 703.96
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 703.96
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 703.96
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1407.92
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 703.96
6520 Mountain hay meadows 703.96
7110 Active raised bogs 703.96
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 703.96
7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion 703.96
7230 Alkaline fens 703.96
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 703.96
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 703.96
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 1407.92
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 6335.64
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 703.96
8240 Limestone pavements 703.96
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 2111.88
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 703.96
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 703.96
91D0 Bog woodland 703.96
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 27454.4
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 703.96
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 2815.84
91K0 Illyrian Fagus sylvatica forests (Aremonio-Fagion) 2983

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 2005
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update December 2019

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