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

GR3000015

1.3 Site name

OROS YMITTOS

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:24.016111
Latitude:38.147778

2.2 Area [ha]

8304.8800

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
GR3Attiki

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.
BA247Alauda arvensis             
BA465Alectoris graeca graeca           
BA255Anthus campestris           
BA228Apus (Tachymarptis) melba           
BA228Apus (Tachymarptis) melba           
BA226Apus apus             
BA226Apus apus             
BA087Buteo buteo       
BA087Buteo buteo       
BA403Buteo rufinus       
BA243Calandrella brachydactyla           
BA224Caprimulgus europaeus           
BA667Ciconia ciconia ciconia             
BA080Circaetus gallicus           
BA080Circaetus gallicus       
BA081Circus aeruginosus                 
BA082Circus cyaneus           
BA082Circus cyaneus           
BA083Circus macrourus           
BA084Circus pygargus                 
BA231Coracias garrulus             
BA113Coturnix coturnix             
BA738Delichon urbicum (urbica)           
BA738Delichon urbicum (urbica)       
BA447Emberiza caesia    35  45     
BA379Emberiza hortulana                 
BA100Falco eleonorae             
BA095Falco naumanni           
BA709Falco peregrinus brookei       
BA097Falco vespertinus                 
BA321Ficedula albicollis             
BA320Ficedula parva             
BA707Hieraaetus fasciatus (Aquila fasciata)             
BA092Hieraaetus pennatus (Aquila pennata)           
BA251Hirundo rustica           
BA251Hirundo rustica           
BA233Jynx torquilla             
BA338Lanius collurio           
BA338Lanius collurio           
BA339Lanius minor           
BA246Lullula arborea           
BA230Merops apiaster    70  70     
BA337Oriolus oriolus             
BA072Pernis apivorus           
BA210Streptopelia turtur           
BA210Streptopelia turtur           
BA440Sylvia rueppelli    40  45     
  • 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
A207Columba oenas                   
A207Columba oenas                   
A207Columba oenas                   
A687Columba palumbus palumbus                   
A687Columba palumbus palumbus                   
  • 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
N0865.43
N094.88
N1713.98
N2112.36
N233.34

Total Habitat Cover

99.99000000000001

Other Site Characteristics

Ymittos is a long but narrow mountain (total length 20 km), with its highest peak reaching at 1026 m. An intense but short gorge separates the northern part of the mountain from the southern. The commonest rock of northern Ymittos is the schist, while limestones can also be found particularly at the southern and western parts of the mountain. This explains the lack of springs.

4.2 Quality and importance

This site is very important for breeding warbler and especially for the Ruppell's Warbler (Sylvia rueppelli). It is also very important for birds of prey like the Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus), the Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), and the Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus). Other important species include the Cretzchmar's Bunting (Emberiza caesia), the Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans), the Eastern Orphean Warbler (Sylvia crassirostris) and the Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica), all of them breeding in scrub and phrygana.

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]
HA01i
LA06.01.01i
MA07b
MC03.03b
LD01i
HD01.02i
HE01.01b
HE01.02b
ME03.01b
LE03.03b
LE04i
LG01.08i
LH06.01i
LJ02.12i
LK01.01i
LL09i
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
MA01o

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 [%]
GR124.80
IN0692.58

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
GR12Dasos Kaisarianis Attikis*4.80

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other Dasos Kaisarianis Attikis*4.80

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:1. FOREST SERVICE OF PENTELI, 2. FILODASIKI ENOSI ATHINON
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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