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

A

1.2 Site code

ES0000420

1.3 Site name

Embalse de Vegas Altas

1.4 First Compilation date

2004-04

1.5 Update date

2015-12

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Junta de Extremadura
Address:               
Email:dgma.marpat@gobex.es

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:2004-12
National legal reference of SPA designationDecreto 110/2015, de 19 de mayo, por el que se regula la red ecologica europea Natura 2000 en Extremadura

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:-6.694444
Latitude:39.630833

2.2 Area [ha]

8.1200

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
ES43Extremadura

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Mediterranean (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
3170  info      0.08  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.
BA168Actitis hypoleucos           
BA056Anas clypeata       
BA052Anas crecca       
BA050Anas penelope           
BA053Anas platyrhynchos    11  11     
BA051Anas strepera    21  21     
BA061Aythya fuligula           
BA025Bubulcus ibis                 
BA031Ciconia ciconia       
BA031Ciconia ciconia           
BA030Ciconia nigra           
BA026Egretta garzetta       
BA026Egretta garzetta           
BA125Fulica atra                 
BA153Gallinago gallinago       
BA179Larus ridibundus           
M1355Lutra lutra           
R1221Mauremys leprosa                 
BA017Phalacrocorax carbo       
BA302Sylvia undata    45  45     
BA004Tachybaptus ruficollis    10     
BA164Tringa nebularia       
BA165Tringa ochropus           
BA142Vanellus vanellus       
  • 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
A028Ardea cinerea                   
A004Tachybaptus ruficollis                   
  • 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
N06100.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

ZEPA situada en el centro oeste de la provincia de Cáceres, en la comarca de Brozas, entre los límites municipales de Navas del Madroño y Brozas. Este pequeño embalse fue construido a principios del siglo XIX, embalsando las aguas de la Rivera de La Mata. Alberga una importante población de aves acuáticas invernantes, tratándose también de un punto de concentración postnupcial de cigüeña negra.

4.2 Quality and importance

Aguas de interior con presencia de pequeñas zonas de Estanques temporales mediterráneos, hábitat de interés comunitario y de conservación prioritaria, incluido en el Anexo I la Directiva Hábitat. Se localizan dos especies incluidas en el Anexo II de dicha Directiva, la nutria y el galápago leproso. En cuanto a las aves, han sido detectadas un total de 3 especies de aves incluidas en el Anexo II de la Directiva Aves, destacando las concentraciones postnupciales de cigüeña negra, especie En Peligro de Extinción.

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]
HF01i
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
LXi

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

Invernada, distribución y valoración del estado de conservación de las especies de avifauna en la Red Natura 2000 de Extremadura. Censo de garceras. SEO/BirdLife-GOBEX. 2014.Invernada, distribución y valoración del estado de conservación de las especies de avifauna en la Red Natura 2000 de Extremadura. Censos de especies en paso. SEO/BirdLife-GOBEX. 2014.GARRIDO, J.R., MOLINA, B. y DEL MORAL, J.C. (Eds.) 2012. Las garzas en España, población reproductora e invernante en 2010-2011 y método de censo. SEO/BirdLife. Madird.Censo de aves acuáticas invernantes en España. SEO/BirdLife. 2013.Censo de aves acuáticas invernantes en España. SEO/BirdLife. 2014.Información de anuario de aves de Extremadura. Grupo local SEO-Cáceres.

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Junta de Extremadura. Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Rural, Politicas Agrarias y Territorio. Dirección General de Medio Ambiente
Address:
Email:dgma.marpat@gobex.es

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

X
Yes Name: Decreto 110/2015, de 19 de mayo, por el que se regula la red ecologica europea Natura 2000 en Extremadura.
Link: http://doe.gobex.es/pdfs/doe/2015/1050o/15040122.pdf

No, but in preparation
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

Decreto 110/2015, de 19 de mayo, por el que se regula la red ecologica europea Natura 2000 en Extremadura.

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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