Góry i Pogórze Kaczawskie

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code PLH020037)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since August 2007
  • Country: Poland
  • Administrative region: Dolnośląskie (PL51)
  • Surface area: 350 km2 (35005.30 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 19 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (19)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Ferns 2
Fishes 2
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 6
Mammals 6

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 3.5
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 3.5
6120 Xeric sand calcareous grasslands 17.5
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 24.5
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 70.01
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 343.05
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 1827.28
6520 Mountain hay meadows 238.04
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 3.5
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 3.5
7230 Alkaline fens 3.5
8150 Medio-European upland siliceous screes 3.5
8160 Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels 3.5
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 3.5
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 3.5
8310 Caves not open to the public 3.5
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 469.07
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 357.05
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 150.52
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 2408.36
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 318.55
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 1361.71
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 766.62
91I0 Euro-Siberian steppic woods with Quercus spp 7

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)
August 2007
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
March 2009
Date of Standard data form update April 2014

Interactive map

Other resources

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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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