Julijske Alpe

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code SI3000253)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2004
  • Country: Slovenia
  • Administrative region: Not available
  • Surface area: 741 km2 (74085.58 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 23 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 26 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (23)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Ferns 1
Fishes 2
Flowering Plants 6
Invertebrates 8
Mammals 3
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 326.2
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 5496.2
3230 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica 200.7
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 5496.2
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 2710.3
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 7966
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 2274.2
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 2069.1
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 1710.4
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1344.5
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 394
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 5210.4
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 1344.5
6520 Mountain hay meadows 547.3
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 4910.4
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 999
8160 Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels 348.1
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 5496.2
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 5496.2
8240 Limestone pavements 2494.9
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
8340 Permanent glaciers 16.65
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 76
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 860.5
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 1384
91K0 Illyrian Fagus sylvatica forests (Aremonio-Fagion) 11780.9

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
January 2008
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) February 2012
Date of Standard data form update March 2016

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