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Abavas senleja

Quick facts

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (53)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 28
Fishes 9
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 10
Mammals 2
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
2180 Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region 1.42
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 12.02
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 212.1
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 0.03
4030 European dry heaths 0.72
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 3.19
6120 Xeric sand calcareous grasslands 32.66
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 436.97
6270 Fennoscandian lowland species-rich dry to mesic grasslands 39.96
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 48.72
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 5.51
6450 Northern boreal alluvial meadows 103.2
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 43.81
6530 Fennoscandian wooded meadows 7.67
7110 Active raised bogs 3.79
7160 Fennoscandian mineral-rich springs and springfens 6
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 5.11
7230 Alkaline fens 10.03
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.28
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.18
9010 Western Taïga 324.8
9020 Fennoscandian hemiboreal natural old broad-leaved deciduous forests Quercus, Tilia, Acer, Fraxinus or Ulmus) rich in epiphytes 0.67
9050 Fennoscandian herb-rich forests with Picea abies 8.98
9080 Fennoscandian deciduous swamp woods 7.41
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 13.13
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 361.93
91D0 Bog woodland 232.7
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 30.27

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)
May 2004
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
May 2004
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
May 2004
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2004
Date of Standard data form update December 2019

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