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

GR2130011

1.3 Site name

KENTRIKO ZAGORI KAI ANATOLIKO TMIMA OROUS MITSIKELI

1.4 First Compilation date

2009-09

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:2010-03
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:21.746389
Latitude:39.761944

2.2 Area [ha]

53408.6600

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.
BA091Aquila chrysaetos     
BA215Bubo bubo     
BA030Ciconia nigra     
BA080Circaetus gallicus    20  30   
BA113Coturnix coturnix    15  20   
BA236Dryocopus martius    20  30   
BA100Falco eleonorae                   
BA709Falco peregrinus brookei     
BA092Hieraaetus pennatus (Aquila pennata)     
BA338Lanius collurio    80  100   
BA246Lullula arborea    40  50   
BA214Otus scops                   
BA072Pernis apivorus    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
Agabus bipustulatus                   
1243Algyroides nigropunctatus                   
1243Algyroides nigropunctatus                   
1243Algyroides nigropunctatus                   
Asperula aristata ssp. thessala                   
Asperula aristata ssp. thessala                   
1201Bufo viridis                   
1201Bufo viridis                   
1201Bufo viridis                   
Coluber gemonensis                   
Coluber gemonensis                   
Crocidura suaveolens                   
Crocidura suaveolens                   
Eresus cinnaberinus                   
1065Euphydryas aurinia                   
1065Euphydryas aurinia                   
1251Lacerta trilineata                   
1251Lacerta trilineata                   
1251Lacerta trilineata                   
1355Lutra lutra    16  16  grids5×5           
1355Lutra lutra    16  16  grids5×5           
1355Lutra lutra    16  16  grids5×5           
1355Lutra lutra    16  16  grids5×5           
Martes foina                   
Martes foina                   
Mustela nivalis                   
Mustela nivalis                   
1256Podarcis muralis                   
1256Podarcis muralis                   
1256Podarcis muralis                   
1739Ramonda serbica                   
1739Ramonda serbica                   
1739Ramonda serbica                   
Trifolium parnassi                   
Viola epirota                   
1295Vipera ammodytes                   
1295Vipera ammodytes                   
1295Vipera ammodytes                   
  • 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
N040.07
N0822.70
N097.07
N120.55
N1636.42
N1715.89
N1914.26
N212.68
N230.35

Total Habitat Cover

99.99

Other Site Characteristics

Zagori is a mountainous area, surrounded by Tymphi, Mitsikeli and Mavrovouni mountains. Mitsikeli (Oros Mitsikeli) is a long and narrow mountain situated in the central part of the Ioannina Prefecture. It begins south of Mt. Timfi and extends northwestwards to southeastwards to Mt. Driskos, dominating the Ioannina Lake. Its highest peak has an altitude of 1810 m. Many springs flow from Mitsikeli and feed the Ioannina lake. At the eastern side of Mitsikeli extensive formations dominated by characteristic species of Ostryo-Carpinion and Quercion frainetto, such as Ostrya carpinifolia, Carpinus orientalis, Fraxinus ornus, Quercus pubescens, Corylus sp., Acer sp. etc., occur. In the higher altitudes stands of Abies borisii-regis appear.

4.2 Quality and importance

This site is very important for many rare and endangered raptor species, most notably the Egyptian Vulture and the Golden Eagle. Both species have suffered from illegal shooting, poisoning and lack of food and their numbers have been reduced greatly. Especially the Egyptian Vulture is on the brink of extinction in many areas. Other species found is the Booted Eagle, Short-toed Eagle, Honey Buzzard and Peregrine Falcon. Other species of concern include the Black Stork, Eagle Owl, Black Woodpecker, Red-backed Shrike, Quail and Woodlark.Illegal shooting and use of poisoned baits have greatly affected raptor populations. Cutting of large trees is also a potential threat (there's an incident of cutting a tree with a Golden Eagle nest), while increased disturbance by visitors is another threat that is expected to intensify in the next years. The removal of large trees is also threatening forest species like the Black Stork and Black Woodpecker.

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]
HA04i
LC01.01.01i
HC03.03b
MF03.01i
MF03.02.03b
MF04.02b
MF05.04i
MJ03.01.01b
ML09i
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
LB02.01i

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 [%]
GR050.00
GR9425.39
GR950.64
GR9696.00
IN0687.47

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
GR92Perifereiakes zones P1, P2, P3 kai P4 Ethnikou Parkou Pindou*10.24
GR96Ethniko Parko Pindou*74.08
GR95Iliochoriou - Vrysochoriou Dimou Tymfis*0.01
GR95Agios Athanasios-Sipitoura (Asprapangelon-Elatis)*0.62
GR95Pades*0.01
GR11Vikos-Aoos*0.00

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other Perifereiakes zones P1, P2, P3 kai P4 Ethnikou Parkou Pindou*10.24
Ethniko Parko Pindou*74.08
Iliochoriou - Vrysochoriou Dimou Tymfis*0.01
Agios Athanasios-Sipitoura (Asprapangelon-Elatis)*0.62
Pades*0.01
Vikos-Aoos*0.00

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:1. 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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