Peneda / Gerês

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code PTCON0001)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since June 1997
  • Country: Portugal
  • Administrative region: Norte (PT11)
  • Surface area: 888 km2 (88837.02 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 82 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 24 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 (82)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 51
Ferns 1
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 5
Invertebrates 7
Mammals 10
Mosses & Liverworts 2
Reptiles 3

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
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 0
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 0
4010 Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix 0
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 0
4030 European dry heaths 0
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 0
5230 Arborescent matorral with Laurus nobilis 0
6160 Oro-Iberian Festuca indigesta grasslands 0
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) 0
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 0
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 0
7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion 0
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 0
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 0
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 0
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 0
9330 Quercus suber forests 0
9380 Forests of Ilex aquifolium 0
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 0

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)
June 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
 
Date of Standard data form update December 2015

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