Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT8040021)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since October 1999
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Campania (ITF3)
  • Surface area: 637 km2 (63728.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 51 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 18 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (51)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 33
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 5
Mammals 8
Reptiles 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 637.28
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 9559.2
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 637.28
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 6372.8
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 3823.7
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 8921.9
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 6372.8
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 637.28
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 3186.4
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 637.28
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 3186.4
8310 Caves not open to the public 637.28
9210 Apeninne beech forests with Taxus and Ilex 6372.8
9220 Apennine beech forests with Abies alba and beech forests with Abies nebrodensis 637.28
9260 Castanea sativa woods 6372.8
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 1274.56
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 3186.4
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 637.28

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)
October 1999
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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European protected sites map viewer Simple interactive map showing Natura 2000 sites and Nationally designated areas
Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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