Male Karpaty

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code SKCHVU014)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since April 2004
  • Country: Slovakia
  • Administrative region: Bratislavský kraj (SK01), Západné Slovensko (SK02)
  • Surface area: 506 km2 (50633.60 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine and Pannonian biogeographical regions
  • It protects 54 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 22 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (54)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 22
Flowering Plants 4
Invertebrates 14
Mammals 12

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 2.53
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 30.38
6240 Sub-Pannonic steppic grasslands 1.01
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 2.03
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 4.05
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 202.53
7230 Alkaline fens 3.04
8160 Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels 10.13
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.25
8310 Caves not open to the public 12.66
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 1159.51
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 18481.3
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 1265.84
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 1341.79
91D0 Bog woodland 10.13
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 81.01
91G0 Pannonic woods with Quercus petraea and Carpinus betulus 70.89
91H0 Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens 202.53
91I0 Euro-Siberian steppic woods with Quercus spp 116.46
40A0 Subcontinental peri-Pannonic scrub 50.63
6190 Rupicolous pannonic grasslands (Stipo-Festucetalia pallentis) 5.06
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 151.9

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) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
April 2004
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update October 2017

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