Dolina Biebrzy

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code PLH200008)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2004
  • Country: Poland
  • Administrative region: Podlaskie (PL34)
  • Surface area: 1212 km2 (121206.23 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 71 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 21 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (71)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 43
Fishes 5
Flowering Plants 5
Invertebrates 10
Mammals 5
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
2330 Inland dunes with open Corynephorus and Agrostis grasslands 24.41
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 180
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 240
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 0
4030 European dry heaths 0
6120 Xeric sand calcareous grasslands 400
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 3.07
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 0
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 3000
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 50
6440 Alluvial meadows of river valleys of the Cnidion dubii 73.5
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 600
7110 Active raised bogs 130
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 7000
7230 Alkaline fens 3000
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 1500
91D0 Bog woodland 1900
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 35
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 100
91I0 Euro-Siberian steppic woods with Quercus spp 29.5
91T0 Central European lichen scots pine forests 29.08

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)
April 2004
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
February 2008
 
Date of Standard data form update December 2014

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Other resources

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