Database release:
SDF
NATURA 2000 - STANDARD DATA FORM

For Special Protection Areas (SPA),
Proposed Sites for Community Importance (pSCI),
Sites of Community Importance (SCI) and
for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. SITE IDENTIFICATION

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1.1 Type

B

1.2 Site code

BG0000609

1.3 Site name

Reka Rositsa

1.4 First Compilation date

2004-08

1.5 Update date

2015-07

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Ministry of Environment and Water, “National Nature Protection Service” Directorate
Address:  Sofia  22    Sofia    1000  Maria Luiza Blvd. 
Email:r.dimova@moew.government.bg
Date site proposed as SCI:2007-03
Date site confirmed as SCI:2008-12
Date site designated as SAC: No data
National legal reference of SAC designation: No data
Explanation(s):Adopted by Council of Ministers Decision No. 122/02.03.2007 (promulgated SG 21/2007).

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:25.412500
Latitude:43.215000

2.2 Area [ha]

1440.8600

2.3 Marine area [%]

0.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
BG32Severen tsentralen

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Continental (100.00 %)

3. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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3.1 Habitat types present on the site and assessment for them

Annex I Habitat types Site assessment
Code PF NP Cover [ha] Cave [number] Data quality A|B|C|D A|B|C
      RepresentativityRelative SurfaceConservationGlobal
6110  info      0.41784  0.00         
91E0  info      8.86128  0.00   
91H0  info      0.00013  0.00         
91M0  info      1.50569  0.00         
91Z0  info      1.29677  0.00         
  • PF: for the habitat types that can have a non-priority as well as a priority form (6210, 7130, 9430) enter "X" in the column PF to indicate the priority form.
  • NP: in case that a habitat type no longer exists in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Cover: decimal values can be entered
  • Caves: for habitat types 8310, 8330 (caves) enter the number of caves if estimated surface is not available.
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation)

3.2 Species referred to in Article 4 of Directive 2009/147/EC and listed in Annex II of Directive 92/43/EEC and site evaluation for them

Species Population in the site Site assessment
G Code Scientific Name S NP T Size Unit Cat. D.qual. A|B|C|D A|B|C
      MinMax  Pop.Con.Iso.Glo.
M1308Barbastella barbastellus    10         
F1138Barbus meridionalis           
A1188Bombina bombina    localities   
A1193Bombina variegata        localities   
M1352Canis lupus                 
I1088Cerambyx cerdo                 
F2533Cobitis elongata                 
F1149Cobitis taenia           
R5194Elaphe sauromates        localities   
R1220Emys orbicularis    localities   
I1083Lucanus cervus           
M1355Lutra lutra    22     
M2609Mesocricetus newtoni           
M1310Miniopterus schreibersii                 
I1089Morimus funereus                 
M1307Myotis blythii                 
M1316Myotis capaccinii    11  50   
M1321Myotis emarginatus                 
M1324Myotis myotis                 
M1306Rhinolophus blasii                 
M1305Rhinolophus euryale                 
M1304Rhinolophus ferrumequinum           
M1303Rhinolophus hipposideros                 
M1302Rhinolophus mehelyi                 
F1134Rhodeus sericeus amarus           
I1087Rosalia alpina                 
M1335Spermophilus citellus           
R1219Testudo graeca        localities   
R1217Testudo hermanni        localities   
I4064Theodoxus transversalis         
A1171Triturus karelinii        localities   
I1032Unio crassus         
M2635Vormela peregusna           
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, I = Invertebrates, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Type: p = permanent, r = reproducing, c = concentration, w = wintering (for plant and non-migratory species use permanent)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the Standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting (see reference portal)
  • Abundance categories (Cat.): C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present - to fill if data are deficient (DD) or in addition to population size information
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation); VP = 'Very poor' (use this category only, if not even a rough estimation of the population size can be made, in this case the fields for population size can remain empty, but the field "Abundance categories" has to be filled in)

3.3 Other important species of flora and fauna (optional)

Species

Population in the site

Motivation

Group CODE Scientific Name S NP Size Unit Cat. Species Annex Other categories
     MinMax C|R|V|PIVVABCD
Ablepharus kitaibelii                   
Alburnoides bipunctatus                   
Alburnus alburnus                   
Bufo viridis                   
Chondrostoma nasus                   
Coluber caspius                   
Elaphe longissima                   
Hyla arborea                   
Lacerta trilineata                   
Lacerta viridis                   
Leuciscus cephalus                   
Natrix tessellata                   
Podarcis muralis                   
Podarcis taurica                   
Rana dalmatina                   
Vipera ammodytes                   
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, Fu = Fungi, I = Invertebrates, L = Lichens, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • CODE: for Birds, Annex IV and V species the code as provided in the reference portal should be used in addition to the scientific name
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting, (see reference portal)
  • Cat.: Abundance categories: C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present
  • Motivation categories: IV, V: Annex Species (Habitats Directive), A: National Red List data; B: Endemics; C: International Conventions; D: other reasons

4. SITE DESCRIPTION

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4.1 General site character

Habitat class % Cover
N0640.00
N0815.00
N0915.00
N1410.00
N1610.00
N173.00
N205.00
N222.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Flat river valley. Riparian forests and pastures in agricultural landscape.

4.2 Quality and importance

Rossitza River is the biggest tibutary of Yantra river. It fills the Al. Stamboliisky reservoir.

4.3 Threats, pressures and activities with impacts on the site

The most important impacts and activities with high effect on the site

Negative Impacts
RankThreats and pressures [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
LA03i
LA04i
MA09i
LB01i
LB01.02i
HC01.01o
LD01.02i
MD01.02o
LD01.04o
MD02.01o
MD02.01i
MD02.02i
MD03.02o
ME01o
ME01.03i
HE03o
ME04.01o
LF02.03i
MF03.02.03i
LF06i
MG01.01i
LG01.02o
HG02.08i
MG02.10o
MG02.10i
HHo
HH06.01i
HJ02.03o
MJ02.12i
HK01.01o
HK01.02o
HK01.03o
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
LA04i
LB01i
ME01.03i
LF02.03i
LG01.02o
MG02.10o

Rank: H = high, M = medium, L = low
Pollution: N = Nitrogen input, P = Phosphor/Phosphate input, A = Acid input/acidification,
T = toxic inorganic chemicals, O = toxic organic chemicals, X = Mixed pollutions
i = inside, o = outside, b = both

4.5 Documentation

Initial proposal and description of the site made by R. Stanchev, G. Stoyanov, M. Vassilev - Institute of Zoology, BAS, 1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd., Sofia; M. Angelov - Green Balkans Federation, Plovdiv, e-mail: office@greenbalkans.org ; Balkani Wildlife Society, office@balkani.org; Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation; Wilderness Fund. Initially listed documents: Karapetkova, M. 1972. Ichthyofauna of Yantra River.- Bull. Inst. Zool. And Museum, 149-182.(In Bulgarian with Russian and French summaries). Data revised by a team of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (http://www.bas.bg). New data provided by project "Mapping and assessment of the conservation status of the natural habitats and species - Phase 1" (see link).
http://natura2000.moew.government.bg/Home/ProtectedSite?code=BG0000609&siteType=HabitatDirective

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
BG00100.00

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water: Veliko Tarnovo
Address:
Email:

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

Yes
No, but in preparation
X
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

1. Restraint of fish hunting and eliminate illegal fish hunting. 2. Defining places and areas for tourists and water sports practices, also defining places for camps. 3.Supporting of trough river and controlling on more high water levels in the river Rositza.

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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