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Costa Sul e Sudoeste - Ilha das Flores

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code PTZPE0021)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since March 1990
  • Country: Portugal
  • Administrative region: Região Autónoma dos Açores (PT20)
  • Surface area: 3 km2 (254.71 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Macaronesia biogeographical region
  • It protects 18 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 1 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (18)
Species group Number
Birds 17
Flowering Plants 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1250 Vegetated sea cliffs with endemic flora of the Macaronesian coasts 151.739

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)
March 1990
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update November 2015

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Other resources

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