Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT8010026)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since December 2001
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Campania (ITF3)
  • Surface area: 259 km2 (25932.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 55 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 21 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (55)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 44
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 5
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 259.32
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 259.32
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 259.32
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 1296.6
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 1296.6
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 259.32
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1166.94
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 2722.86
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 1296.6
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 259.32
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1296.6
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 1296.6
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 1296.6
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1296.6
8310 Caves not open to the public 259.32
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 259.32
9210 Apeninne beech forests with Taxus and Ilex 5186.4
9260 Castanea sativa woods 1296.6
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 1296.6
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 1296.6
91AA Eastern white oak woods 1296.6

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)
December 2001
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update December 2019

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Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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