Appennino Lucano, Valle Agri, Monte Sirino, Monte Raparo

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT9210271)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since March 2007
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Basilicata (ITF5)
  • Surface area: 375 km2 (37492.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 156 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 24 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (156)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 139
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 8
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1430 Halo-nitrophilous scrubs (Pegano-Salsoletea) 6
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 9
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 31
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 456
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 392
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 81
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 7
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 92
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 4253
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 146
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 69
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 34
8240 Limestone pavements 20
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 730.94
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 15
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 3
9210 Apeninne beech forests with Taxus and Ilex 2518
9220 Apennine beech forests with Abies alba and beech forests with Abies nebrodensis 263
9260 Castanea sativa woods 1612
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 518
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 3
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 3054
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 10515
91AA Eastern white oak woods 845

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)
March 2007
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update January 2017

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