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

GR2130009

1.3 Site name

OROS TYMFI (GKAMILA)

1.4 First Compilation date

1994-12

1.5 Update date

2016-12

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Υπουργείο Περιβάλλοντος και Ενέργειας
Address:               
Email:

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:1987-10
National legal reference of SPA designationJMD HP 37338/1807/E103/6-9-2010 (OJ 1495 B)

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:20.784790
Latitude:39.877347

2.2 Area [ha]

27764.4400

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
GR21Ipeiros

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Mediterranean (0.00 %)

3. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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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           
BA223Aegolius funereus           
BA229Alcedo atthis           
BA255Anthus campestris           
BA259Anthus spinoletta           
BA256Anthus trivialis           
BA228Apus (Tachymarptis) melba           
BA226Apus apus           
BA091Aquila chrysaetos     
BA699Ardea cinerea cinerea                 
BA215Bubo bubo           
BA087Buteo buteo    19  21           
BA403Buteo rufinus           
BA224Caprimulgus europaeus           
BA030Ciconia nigra             
BA080Circaetus gallicus             
BA212Cuculus canorus           
BA738Delichon urbicum (urbica)           
BA239Dendrocopos leucotos           
BA238Dendrocopos medius           
BA429Dendrocopos syriacus           
BA236Dryocopus martius           
BA379Emberiza hortulana           
BA269Erithacus rubecula           
BA101Falco biarmicus           
BA709Falco peregrinus brookei             
BA099Falco subbuteo           
BA657Fringilla coelebs           
BA076Gypaetus barbatus           
BA092Hieraaetus pennatus (Aquila pennata)           
BA252Hirundo daurica           
BA251Hirundo rustica           
BA233Jynx torquilla           
BA338Lanius collurio           
BA246Lullula arborea           
BA271Luscinia megarhynchos           
BA230Merops apiaster           
BA280Monticola saxatilis           
BA262Motacilla alba           
BA261Motacilla cinerea           
BA319Muscicapa striata           
BA277Oenanthe oenanthe           
BA337Oriolus oriolus           
BA214Otus scops           
BA072Pernis apivorus           
BA273Phoenicurus ochruros           
BA315Phylloscopus collybita           
BA346Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax           
BA275Saxicola rubetra           
BA210Streptopelia turtur           
BA351Sturnus vulgaris           
BA770Sylvia cantillans           
BA309Sylvia communis           
BA285Turdus philomelos           
BA282Turdus torquatus           
BA232Upupa epops           
  • 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
A619Accipiter gentilis gentilis                   
A619Accipiter gentilis gentilis                   
A619Accipiter gentilis gentilis                   
A633Accipiter nisus                   
A633Accipiter nisus                   
A633Accipiter nisus                   
A365Carduelis spinus                   
A365Carduelis spinus                   
A726Charadrius dubius curonicus                   
A726Charadrius dubius curonicus                   
A726Charadrius dubius curonicus                   
A207Columba oenas                   
A207Columba oenas                   
A207Columba oenas                   
A687Columba palumbus palumbus                   
A687Columba palumbus palumbus                   
A376Emberiza citrinella                   
A376Emberiza citrinella                   
A096Falco tinnunculus                   
A096Falco tinnunculus                   
A096Falco tinnunculus                   
A737Hirundo (Ptyonoprogne) rupestris                   
A737Hirundo (Ptyonoprogne) rupestris                   
A313Phylloscopus bonelli                   
A313Phylloscopus bonelli                   
A266Prunella modularis                   
A266Prunella modularis                   
A311Sylvia atricapilla                   
A311Sylvia atricapilla                   
  • 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
N0814.00
N108.00
N1132.00
N1630.00
N1711.00
N194.00
N231.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

The examined area lies north of the town of Ioannina, in the region of Zagori. It was established as a National Park in 1973. The core zone comprises the Vikos gorge which is about 10 km long and has vertical rocky cliffs many hundreds of metres high. It begins between the villages Monodendri and Koukouli and ends near the village of Vikos. At the bottom of the gorge runs a torrent that, near the exit, becomes a permanent river (Voidomatis). The peripheral zone is larger and includes the Aoos ravine, the area of the villages of Mikro Papingo and Megalo Papingo, as well as a narrow zone around the Vikos gorge. The ravine of Aoos lies between the mountains Trapezitsa and Gkamila and is formed from the River Aoos. It begins very close to Konitsa and is 10 km long, 8 km of which are included in the National Park. The northern side of Gamila consists of vertical slopes and high peaks rising above the Aoos ravine. Small mountain streams run from the peaks down to the River Aoos. In the area, there is also an interesting small valley called "Laka tou Tsoumani" and, higher up, a small permanent mountain lake called "Drakolimni". Various types of vegetation cover the examined area. There are riparian forests of Salix, Alnus, Populus and Platanus, sclerophylous schrubs and woods of either deciduous and coniferous trees or mixed woods. The variability of deciduous trees in the mixed woodland zone is surprising. Ostrya carpinifolia, Fraxinus excelsior, Carpinus betulus, Carpinus orientalis, Juglans regia, Tilia tomentosa, several Acer species (A. campestris, A. pseudoplatanus etc.) and many other trees cover considerable areas. Formations of Aesculus hippocastanum, Juglans regia and Fraxinus excelsior occur in the narrow, warm, humid shaded ravines and abrupt slopes of the beech zone.

4.2 Quality and importance

This region is one of the most important ecosystems because of its rare flora and fauna. The landscape is probably the most magnificent in Greece. The geographical isolation of the area, the relatively small human influence and the great variation of biotopes and microclimatic conditions favour the growth of different plant species. So, the area is a place where many rare plants are gathered and conserved; some of them are considered threatened taxa. The ravine of Aoos remains in nearly virgin condition and in its extensive forests we can find every kind of Greek tree, as well as more rare plants and animals than in Vikos gorge.

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]
C03.03
MF03.02.03b
MF04.02b
MG01b
MJ03.01.01b
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 [%]
GR0511.79
GR0832.59
GR1134.65
GR922.20
GR9530.59
GR9694.88

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
GR95Iliochoriou - Vrysochoriou Dimou Tymfis*15.57
GR08Zones Ia, Ib kai Ic Ethnikou Parkou Pindou*32.59
GR92Perifereiakes zones P1, P2, P3 kai P4 Ethnikou Parkou Pindou*2.20
GR96Ethniko Parko Pindou*94.88
GR95Papigko*3.86
GR95Charadra Aoou (Konitsas-Eleftherou-Papigkou)*11.16
GR05Vikos-Aoos*11.79
GR11Vikos-Aoos*34.65

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other Iliochoriou - Vrysochoriou Dimou Tymfis*15.57
Zones Ia, Ib kai Ic Ethnikou Parkou Pindou*32.59
Perifereiakes zones P1, P2, P3 kai P4 Ethnikou Parkou Pindou*2.20
Ethniko Parko Pindou*94.88
Papigko*3.86
Charadra Aoou (Konitsas-Eleftherou-Papigkou)*11.16
Vikos-Aoos*11.79
Vikos-Aoos*34.65

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:1. REGIONAL UNION's DIRECTORATES OF FORESTS, 2. MANAGEMENT BODY OF “ETHNIKO PARKO VOREIAS PINDOU”
Address:
Email:

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

Yes
No, but in preparation
X
No

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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