Monti Nebrodi

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ITA030043)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since June 2005
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Sicilia (ITG1)
  • Surface area: 705 km2 (70529.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 55 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 26 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
Birds 46
Flowering Plants 3
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 1
Reptiles 2

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 0.1
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 58.27
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 0.53
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 1
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 25.72
3290 Intermittently flowing Mediterranean rivers of the Paspalo-Agrostidion 505.01
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 1
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 69.83
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 863.07
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 32.67
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 13257.6
7230 Alkaline fens 1
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 69.22
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 105.49
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9210 Apeninne beech forests with Taxus and Ilex 11440.8
9260 Castanea sativa woods 911.61
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 209.03
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 31.38
9330 Quercus suber forests 3255.59
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 372.77
9380 Forests of Ilex aquifolium 46.56
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 107.57
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 14229.5
91AA Eastern white oak woods 2376.87

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

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