Nizke Tatry

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code SKCHVU018)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since April 2004
  • Country: Slovakia
  • Administrative region: Stredné Slovensko (SK03), Východné Slovensko (SK04)
  • Surface area: 982 km2 (98168.52 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 54 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 32 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 (54)
Species group Number
Amphibians 3
Birds 21
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 6
Invertebrates 6
Mammals 13
Mosses & Liverworts 4

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
4030 European dry heaths 3.93
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 39.27
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 6675.46
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 0.98
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.1
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 4908.43
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 49.08
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 49.08
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 2945.06
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 490.84
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 1963.37
6520 Mountain hay meadows 343.59
7110 Active raised bogs 4.91
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 9.82
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.01
7230 Alkaline fens 9.82
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 392.67
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 98.17
8160 Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels 11.78
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 441.76
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 215.97
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 2.95
8310 Caves not open to the public 4.91
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 4908.43
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 10307.7
9140 Medio-European subalpine beech woods with Acer and Rumex arifolius 1570.7
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 5890.11
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 1227.11
91D0 Bog woodland 49.08
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 39.27
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 18652
91Q0 Western Carpathian calcicolous Pinus sylvestris forests 736.26

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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