Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code SKUEV0307)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2004
  • Country: Slovakia
  • Administrative region: Stredné Slovensko (SK03), Východné Slovensko (SK04)
  • Surface area: 670 km2 (66994.27 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 29 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 33 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (29)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 6
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 13
Mosses & Liverworts 4

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 1.7
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 0.01
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 4.11
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 76.45
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 10719.1
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 33.5
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 3751.68
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 602.95
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 2600
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 152.6
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 150
6520 Mountain hay meadows 102.04
7110 Active raised bogs 26.8
7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration 6.7
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 5.66
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.76
7230 Alkaline fens 17.5
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 1452.63
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 200
8160 Medio-European calcareous scree of hill and montane levels 6.7
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 179.78
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 3367.82
8310 Caves not open to the public 96
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 5
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 650
9140 Medio-European subalpine beech woods with Acer and Rumex arifolius 150
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 140
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 18
91D0 Bog woodland 200
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 424
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 15000
9420 Alpine Larix decidua and/or Pinus cembra forests 918
91Q0 Western Carpathian calcicolous Pinus sylvestris forests 20

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
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2004
Date of Standard data form update October 2017

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