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

ES5140023

1.3 Site name

Secans del Montsià

1.4 First Compilation date

2006-08

1.5 Update date

2014-12

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Generalitat de Catalunya Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat
Address:               
Email:bustia.spen.tes@gencat.cat

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:2006-09
National legal reference of SPA designationAcuerdo de Gobierno 112/2006, de 5 de septiembre de 2006, por el que se designan ZEPA y se aprueba la propuesta de LIC
Date site proposed as SCI:2006-09
Date site confirmed as SCI:2008-12
Date site designated as SAC:2014-11
National legal reference of SAC designation:Acuerdo de Gobierno 150/2014, de 4 de noviembre http://portaldogc.gencat.cat/utilsEADOP/PDF/6744/1379474.pdf

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:0.350000
Latitude:40.633100

2.2 Area [ha]

2116.2400

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
ES51Cataluña

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
5330  info      344.95  0.00 
6220  info      14.1524  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.
BA255Anthus campestris    10     
BA215Bubo bubo       
BA080Circaetus gallicus       
BA082Circus cyaneus       
BA084Circus pygargus    19  19     
BA103Falco peregrinus             
BA245Galerida theklae    11  15     
BA092Hieraaetus pennatus       
BA246Lullula arborea    35  40     
BA077Neophron percnopterus       
BA302Sylvia undata    15  20     
  • 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
  • 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
N0810.00
N090.36
N2189.63

Total Habitat Cover

99.99

Other Site Characteristics

Vegetación: constituida por un paisaje agrícola tradicional, fuente de alimento de numerosas paseriformes, mezclado con comunidades de garriga. Dentro del espacio propuesto se encuentra una de las mayores concentraciones de olivos milenarios del pais, con ejemplares de cerca de 2500 años de edad.

4.2 Quality and importance

Zona de especial importancia para una no menos importante comunidad nidificante de aguilucho cenizo (Circus pygargus). Parte de la zona es además fundamental para garantizar su alimento.

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]
MA02I
MA09I
MD01.02I
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]

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 [%]
ES43100.00

5.3 Site designation (optional)

Los límites de este espacio han sido trazados de acuerdo con la cartografía topográfica y planimétrica de referencia, a escala 1:50.000, del Instituto Cartográfico de Catalunya, que es el instituto cartográfico oficial y competente de la Generalitat de Catalunya. Los mapas facilitados para formalizar la propuesta de este espacio y definir su delimitación, citados en más adelante en este formulario, tienen la misma precisión de detalles, y la misma calidad, que los mapas de la cartografía topográfica y planimétrica de referencia, a escala 1:50.000, que publica con carácter oficial el Instituto Cartográfico de Catalunya. Estos mapas son la referencia, si no se indica lo contrario, de los detalles de descripción planimétrica, topográfica y/o toponímica que se puedan dar en este formulario.

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Generalitat de Catalunya Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat
Address:
Email:spen.tes@gencat.cat

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

X
Yes Name: Acuerdo de Gobierno 150/2014. Anexo 6. Instrumento de gestión de las ZEC declaradas en la región mediterránea. http://www.gencat.cat/mediamb/xn2000/Acuerdo_150_2014_Anejo6_Instrumento_Gestion.pdf
Link: http://www.gencat.cat/mediamb/xn2000/Acuerdo_150_2014_Anejo6_Instrumento_Gestion.pdf

No, but in preparation
No

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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SITE DISPLAY