Isola di San Pietro

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ITB040027)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since September 1995
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Sardegna (ITG2)
  • Surface area: 93 km2 (9274.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 46%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 37 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 27 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (37)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 27
Fishes 2
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 2
Reptiles 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time 85.73
1120 Posidonia beds (Posidonion oceanicae) 1443
1150 Coastal lagoons 81.56
1160 Large shallow inlets and bays 929.78
1170 Reefs 492
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0.0834
1240 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Mediterranean coasts with endemic Limonium spp 51.28
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 15.01
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 36.84
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 0.15
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 0.0464
2210 Crucianellion maritimae fixed beach dunes 0.2
2230 Malcolmietalia dune grasslands 0.0093
2250 Coastal dunes with Juniperus spp 0.35
2260 Cisto-Lavenduletalia dune sclerophyllous scrubs 0.15
2270 Wooded dunes with Pinus pinea and/or Pinus pinaster 0.54
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 185.48
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 92.74
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 9.43
5320 Low formations of Euphorbia close to cliffs 1.88
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 228.86
5430 Endemic phryganas of the Euphorbio-Verbascion 208.38
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 4.16
8330 Submerged or partially submerged sea caves 0
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 0.14
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 6.52
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 710.23

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) Not under Birds directive
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
September 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2017
Date of Standard data form update December 2019

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