Database release:
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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

ES1130001

1.3 Site name

Baixa Limia

1.4 First Compilation date

1997-12

1.5 Update date

2015-11

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
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:-7.985500
Latitude:41.900400

2.2 Area [ha]

33921.4500

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
ES11Galicia

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Atlantic (96.00 %) Mediterranean (4.00 %)

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
3160  info      1.93  0.00 
3260  info      467.38  0.00 
3270  info      7.02  0.00 
4020  info      274.75  0.00 
4030  info      14655.1  0.00 
4090  info      11.43  0.00 
6220  info      301.1  0.00 
6230  info      3.21  0.00 
6410  info      22.92  0.00 
6430  info      47.95  0.00 
6510  info      470.97  0.00 
7110  info      54.02  0.00 
7140  info      2.29  0.00 
7150  info      2.45  0.00 
8130  info      237.79  0.00 
8220  info      2567.14  0.00 
8230  info      6981.6  0.00 
8310  info      279.02  0.00 
91E0  info      28.7  0.00 
9230  info      2837.16  0.00 
9260  info      8.79  0.00 
9330  info      1.56  0.00 
9340  info      8.36  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.
BA085Accipiter gentilis           
BA229Alcedo atthis           
BA052Anas crecca    443  443     
BA053Anas platyrhynchos    1066  1066   
BA053Anas platyrhynchos           
BA255Anthus campestris           
BA091Aquila chrysaetos           
BA028Ardea cinerea       
M1308Barbastella barbastellus           
BA215Bubo bubo           
BA224Caprimulgus europaeus           
BA136Charadrius dubius         
A1172Chioglossa lusitanica           
F1116Chondrostoma polylepis           
BA080Circaetus gallicus           
BA082Circus cyaneus           
BA084Circus pygargus           
A1194Discoglossus galganoi           
P1603Eryngium viviparum           
BA103Falco peregrinus           
BA099Falco subbuteo           
P1885Festuca elegans           
P1891Festuca summilusitana           
M1301Galemys pyrenaicus           
I1024Geomalacus maculosus           
R1259Lacerta schreiberi           
BA338Lanius collurio           
I1083Lucanus cervus           
BA246Lullula arborea           
M1355Lutra lutra           
I1036Macromia splendens           
BA280Monticola saxatilis           
BA005Podiceps cristatus    62  62     
BA346Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax           
M1304Rhinolophus ferrumequinum           
M1303Rhinolophus hipposideros           
F1127Rutilus arcasii           
BA302Sylvia undata           
P1733Veronica micrantha           
  • 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
Canis lupus                   
Chalcides striatus                   
Discoglossus galganoi                   
Felis sylvestris                   
Mustela erminea                   
Podarcis hispanica                   
Rana iberica                   
Salamandra salamandra                   
Triturus boscai                   
  • 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
N061.00
N0851.00
N141.00
N156.00
N166.00
N174.00
N194.00
N211.00
N2226.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Brezales secos y brezales húmedos de Erica cilliaris y Erica tetralis. Turberas de cobertor y robledales de Quercus robur y pyrenaica. Elevado número de endemismos locales.

4.2 Quality and importance

Contiguo al Parque Nacional Peneda-Gêres. Primer parque transfronterizo designado como EUROPARC por la FNNP. Elevado número de endémismos locales florísticos. Gran interés geomorfológico, debido a la presencia de los circos glaciares más bajos de la península. Destaca la presencia de Lobo (Canis lupus) en el Parque Natural.

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]
LBb
MC01.07o
LE01.01i
LE01.02b
HJ01b
MJ02o
LK01.01i
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
LBi
HG01.02i
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 [%]
ES1058.00
ES17100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
ES17Baixa Limia=100.00
ES10Baixa Limia - Serra do Xurés+58.00

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other Baixa Limia=100.00
Baixa Limia - Serra do Xurés+58.00

5.3 Site designation (optional)

EUROPARC (Gêres-Xurés).- Galicia,Portugal. Refugio de Fauna OU-4 (Encoro de Lindoso), OU-5 (Encoro de Salas), OU-7 (Finca Salgueiros) y OU-8 (Reserva integral).

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 y Plan Rector de Uso y Gestión (Parque Natural Baixa Limia - Serra do Xurés). Proyecto de reintroducción de la Cabra Montés.

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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