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

C

1.2 Site code

ES0000001

1.3 Site name

Illas Cíes

1.4 First Compilation date

1997-12

1.5 Update date

2016-11

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Dirección Xeral de Conservación da Natureza Consellería de Medio Ambiente e Ordenación do Territorio Xunta de Galicia
Address:               
Email:dxcn.cmati@xunta.es

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:1988-02
National legal reference of SPA designation No data
Date site proposed as SCI:1997-12
Date site confirmed as SCI:2004-12
Date site designated as SAC:2014-03
National legal reference of SAC designation:Decreto 37/2014, de 27 de marzo, por el que se declaran zonas especiales de conservación los lugares de importancia comunitaria de Galicia y se aprueba el Plan director de la Red Natura 2000 de Galicia (D.O.G. nº 62, de 31 de marzo de 2014).

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:-8.904400
Latitude:42.216700

2.2 Area [ha]

990.3500

2.3 Marine area [%]

54.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
ES11Galicia

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Atlantic (46.00 %) Marine Atlantic (54.00 %)

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
1110  info      490.02  0.00 
1140  info      509.53  0.00 
1150  info      9.1  0.00 
1160  info      490.02  0.00 
1170  info      541.36  0.00 
1210  info      0.85  0.00 
1230  info      115.2  0.00 
1330  info      0.84  0.00 
1420  info      0.78  0.00 
2110  info      0.5  0.00 
2120  info      4.86  0.00 
2130  info      16.64  0.00 
2230  info      0.5  0.00 
2260  info      3.58  0.00 
4030  info      190.17  0.00 
6220  info      1.78  0.00 
8220  info      2.38  0.00 
8230  info      105.52  0.00 
8310  info      0.64  0.00 
8330  info      1.21  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.
BA229Alcedo atthis                 
BA228Apus melba       
BA028Ardea cinerea               
BA169Arenaria interpres    11  50     
BA224Caprimulgus europaeus                 
I1088Cerambyx cerdo                 
BA350Corvus corax       
I1065Euphydryas aurinia           
BA103Falco peregrinus             
I1024Geomalacus maculosus                 
BA130Haematopus ostralegus    10     
BA014Hydrobates pelagicus       
BA459Larus cachinnans    19338  19338     
BA183Larus fuscus       
M1355Lutra lutra                 
BA158Numenius phaeopus    51  100     
BA018Phalacrocorax aristotelis    935  935     
BA017Phalacrocorax carbo    500       
BA391Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis    50       
M1351Phocoena phocoena           
BA384Puffinus puffinus mauretanicus    500       
BA346Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax       
BA191Sterna sandvicensis    10       
BA191Sterna sandvicensis    50       
BA302Sylvia undata           
M1349Tursiops truncatus           
BA419Uria aalge ibericus         
  • 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
Angelyca pachycarpa                   
Anguis fragilis                   
Armeria pubigera pubigera                   
Armeria pungens                   
Asplenium marinum                   
Calendula suffruticosa algbarbiensis                   
Centhaurea micrantha                   
Chalcides bedriagai                   
Chalcides striatus                   
Corema album                   
Coronella girondica                   
Eptesicus serotinus                   
Helichrysum picardii                   
Iberis procumbens procumbens                   
Leucanthemum merinoi                   
Linaria arenaria                   
Linaria polygalifolia polygalifolia                   
Mibora minima                   
Natrix natrix                   
Podarcis hispanica                   
Rumex acetosa biformis                   
Scilla merinoi                   
Ulex europaeus latebracteatus                   
  • 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
N0157.00
N0843.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Archipiélago cercano a la costa en el que se localizan importantes colonias de aves marinas (Larus cachinnans y Phalacrocorax aristotelis). Comunidades vegetales de interés: Honckenyo-Euphorbietum peplis; Crithmo-Armerietum pubigerae; Otantho maritimi-Amophiletum australis; Iberidetum procumbentis; Ulici latebracteati-Coremetum albi; Ulici europaei-Ericetum cinereae; Cisto salvifoli-Ulicetum humilis.

4.2 Quality and importance

Presencia de acantilados y sistema dunar con especies singulares de gran interés botánico, entre las que se incluyen endemismos y otras especies características de estos medios como Armeria pungens y el helecho Asplenium marinum. Importantes colonias de Cormorán Moñudo (Phalacrocorax aristotelis), que con 1.000p se trata de una de las más importantes de Europa, y de Gaviota Patiamarilla (Larus cachinnans) con 20.000p, una de las más importantes del mundo.

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]
LF02.02b
LG02.08i
MG05.01i
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
MF03.02.04i
MG02.09i
HG03b

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

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
ES09100.00
ES17100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
ES17Illas Cíes=100.00
ES09Illas Atlánticas de Galicia+100.00

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other Illas Cíes=100.00
Illas Atlánticas de Galicia+100.00

5.3 Site designation (optional)

Refugio de Fauna PO-1. Área Importante para las Aves (SEO/BirdLife): IBA 001 Islas Cíes.

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Dirección Xeral de Conservación da Natureza Consellería de Medio Ambiente e Ordenación do Territorio Xunta de Galicia
Address:
Email:dxcn.cmati@xunta.es

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

X
Yes Name: Plan director de la Red Natura 2000 de Galicia
Link: http://www.cmati.xunta.es/seccion-tema/c/Conservacion?content=Direccion_Xeral_Conservacion_Natureza/Espazos_protexidos/seccion.html&sub=Rede_natura_2000/

No, but in preparation
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

Plan de Ordenación de los Recursos Naturales (Parque Nacional de las Islas Atlánticas).

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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