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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (34)
Species group Number
Birds 25
Flowering Plants 4
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 2000
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 2000
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 400
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 180000
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 10000
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 50000
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 5000
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 50
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1000
6450 Northern boreal alluvial meadows 200
6520 Mountain hay meadows 25
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 22000
7160 Fennoscandian mineral-rich springs and springfens 100
7230 Alkaline fens 2500
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 100
7310 Aapa mires 24000
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 5000
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 1000
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1000
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 3000
8310 Caves not open to the public 1
8340 Permanent glaciers 370
9010 Western Taïga 60000
9040 Nordic subalpine/subarctic forests with Betula pubescens ssp czerepanovii 128000
9050 Fennoscandian herb-rich forests with Picea abies 3000
91D0 Bog woodland 100

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)
December 1996
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
December 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2003
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) December 2009
 
Date of Standard data form update August 2012

Interactive map

Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
Protected planet map viewer Interactive map showing the World Database on Protected Areas
European protected sites map viewer Simple interactive map showing Natura 2000 sites and Nationally designated areas
Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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