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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

GR2550004

1.3 Site name

LIMNOTHALASSA PYLOU (DIVARI) KAI NISOS SFAKTIRIA, AGIOS DIMITRIOS

1.4 First Compilation date

1995-04

1.5 Update date

2016-12

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Υπουργείο Περιβάλλοντος και Ενέργειας
Address:               
Email:
Date site proposed as SCI:1996-08
Date site confirmed as SCI:2006-09
Date site designated as SAC:2011-03
National legal reference of SAC designation:Law 3937/29-3-11 (OJ 60 A)

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:21.672500
Latitude:36.949167

2.2 Area [ha]

3463.7800

2.3 Marine area [%]

48.2200

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
GR25Peloponnisos

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Mediterranean (0.00 %)

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
1150  info  X     297.64  0.00 
1240  info      20.4197  0.00 
1410  info      51.921  0.00 
1420  info      34.2087  0.00 
2110  info      31.0687  0.00 
2120  info      16.7442  0.00 
2250  info  X     14.7589  0.00 
5210  info      47.8243  0.00 
5330  info      6.95317  0.00 
5430  info      26.8378  0.00 
6220  info  X     10.405  0.00 
6420  info      3.44424  0.00 
8210  info      2.43881  0.00 
8310  info      0.122637  0.00 
92D0  info      12.6906  0.00 
9540  info      8.59486  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.
F1152Aphanius fasciatus           
F5094Barbus peloponnesius           
R1227Chelonia mydas                   
R1279Elaphe quatuorlineata           
R1293Elaphe situla           
R1220Emys orbicularis      100     
R2373Mauremys rivulata    101  250     
M1310Miniopterus schreibersii               
M1307Myotis blythii               
M1316Myotis capaccinii               
M1321Myotis emarginatus                 
M1306Rhinolophus blasii                 
M1304Rhinolophus ferrumequinum               
M1303Rhinolophus hipposideros                 
R1217Testudo hermanni      100     
R1218Testudo marginata      100     
  • 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
1276Ablepharus kitaibelii    1001  10000             
1276Ablepharus kitaibelii    1001  10000             
1276Ablepharus kitaibelii    1001  10000             
Allium circinnatum ssp. peloponnesiacum    101  200               
Arenaria peloponnesiaca    51  100               
2361Bufo bufo      5000             
2361Bufo bufo      5000             
1201Bufo viridis    1001  10000             
1201Bufo viridis    1001  10000             
1201Bufo viridis    1001  10000             
1353Canis aureus                   
1353Canis aureus                     
1286Coluber najadum      1000             
1286Coluber najadum      1000             
1286Coluber najadum      1000             
1277Eryx jaculus      1000             
1277Eryx jaculus      1000             
1277Eryx jaculus      1000             
6079Hellenolacerta graeca      100             
6079Hellenolacerta graeca      100             
Hemidactylus turcicus    1001  10000             
Hemidactylus turcicus    1001  10000             
5669Hierophis gemonensis    1001  10000             
5669Hierophis gemonensis    1001  10000             
1203Hyla arborea    100  500             
1203Hyla arborea    100  500             
1203Hyla arborea    100  500             
1251Lacerta trilineata    1001  10000             
1251Lacerta trilineata    1001  10000             
1251Lacerta trilineata    1001  10000             
Natrix natrix      1000             
Natrix natrix      1000             
1292Natrix tessellata      1000             
1292Natrix tessellata      1000             
1292Natrix tessellata      1000             
1271Ophiomorus punctatissimus      1000             
1271Ophiomorus punctatissimus      1000             
1271Ophiomorus punctatissimus      1000             
1269Ophisaurus apodus    1001  10000             
1269Ophisaurus apodus    1001  10000             
1269Ophisaurus apodus    1001  10000             
5363Pelophylax kurtmuelleri      10000             
5363Pelophylax kurtmuelleri      10000             
1317Pipistrellus nathusii                   
1317Pipistrellus nathusii                   
1317Pipistrellus nathusii                   
1309Pipistrellus pipistrellus                   
1309Pipistrellus pipistrellus                   
1309Pipistrellus pipistrellus                   
5009Pipistrellus pygmaeus                   
5009Pipistrellus pygmaeus                   
5009Pipistrellus pygmaeus                   
1254Podarcis peloponnesiaca    1001  10000             
1254Podarcis peloponnesiaca    1001  10000             
1254Podarcis peloponnesiaca    1001  10000             
1254Podarcis peloponnesiaca    1001  10000             
1333Tadarida teniotis                   
1333Tadarida teniotis                   
1333Tadarida teniotis                   
2386Tarentola mauritanica                   
2386Tarentola mauritanica                   
  • 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
N0146.41
N0210.36
N030.94
N042.82
N052.82
N071.88
N0811.31
N100.01
N1522.50
N220.01
N230.94

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

The almost circular bay of Navarino, accounts for approximately half of the surface area of this site. The western part of the bay is closed by the elongated island of Sfaktiria which has an orientation parallel to that of the opposite coast. This island is hilly, with a height of 106m, and has a calcareous substrate. A very characteristic vagetation of Juniperus phoenicea mixed with Euphorbia dendroides, Ruta chalepensis, Phlomis fruticosa and other phrygana species exists on this island. The entrance to the bay is at the southern edge of the site, and is partly, closed by the islet of Pylos, almost opposite the small town of the same name. To the north-west of the site, the coastal lagoon "Divari" of Pylos or of Gialova is situated. This is a shallow, brackish lake (with marshes), partly drying up in the summer. Around the lake, formations of mud- and sand-flats occur, mixed with salt marshes and salt forest of Tamarix species. Cliffs and rocky shores are present at the north of the lagoon, and give the appearance of being a continuation of the island of Sfaktiria. Well-developed sand-dunes occur between the lagoon and the sea-shore, and here healthy formations of Juniperus phoenicea and Platanus sp. grow.

4.2 Quality and importance

Significant formations of Juniperus phoenicea exist on the sand-dunes and calcareous rocky ecosystems of the island of Sfaktiria, where they may grow to a considerable height. The phrygana vegetation ecosystems around Pylos offer shelter to some very rare endemic plant taxa with significant phytogeographical and biological interest. Many noteworthy non-bird vertebrates are known to live in this site. Some reptiles are species of the Directive 92/43 EEC (Annex II) among which, Caretta caretta is a priority species (section 3.2). All seven taxa are protected by the Bern Convention and the Greek Presidential Decree 67/1981; C.caretta an "Endangered" species according to the Greek Red Data Book, is also protected by the CITES Convention, as well as, other Greek Presidential Decrees and Ministerial Decisions. The "closed" Pylos Gulf is probably used by this turtle as a favourable area for the lodging and development of juveniles and young, and for an adult feeding ground. However, the nesting activity in this site is low showing values smaller than 5 nests per km. Remarkable species is also the lacertid lizard Podarcis peloponnesiaca, which are endemic to Peloponnisos (motivation B), the legless skink lizard Ophiomorus punctatissimus which has the westernmost area of its distribution in Peloponnisos (it occurs only in S.Greece and SW Turkey) (motivation D). Most taxa of these two sections are moreover listed in the catalogue of the Greek Presidential Decree 67/1981 (motivation D); exceptions concern Ophisaurus apodus, Ablepharus kitaibelii, Eryx jaculus. The invertebrate species listed in section 3.3 with motivation D are protected by the Greek Presidential Decree 67/1981.

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]
HD01.02b
MD01.02b
LD01.03i
LE01.01b
LE03b
MF02b
LF02i
HF03.02.01i
HF03.02.05o
MG01.03.02i
MG01.04.03I
LG01.08i
HG02.08i
LG02.10i
LG05.01i
MG05.04I
MG05.07I
HG05.07b
MG05.11o
LH01i
HH01i
MH01b
MH01.03i
MH01.05i
MH01.05b
MH01.08b
MH03.01b
MH03.03i
HH03.03b
MH04.03i
LH05.01i
LH06.02i
LI01b
MI01b
LI02i
LJ01.01i
HJ02.03.01b
LJ02.06.01b
HJ02.06.01b
LJ02.10o
HJ03.01b
MJ03.01.01b
LK01.01i
HK03.04i
HL08i
LM01.01i
HM01.01b
HM02.01b
MXEo
MXOo
HXOo
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
LUb

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 [%]
GR9519.81

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
GR95Limni Ntivari-Valtos (Pylou-Romanou)*19.81

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other Limni Ntivari-Valtos (Pylou-Romanou)*19.81

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:FOREST DIRECTORATE OF MESSINIA
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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