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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

UK0014774

1.3 Site name

Moor House - Upper Teesdale

1.4 First Compilation date

1996-01

1.5 Update date

2015-12

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Address:               
Email:
Date site proposed as SCI:1996-01
Date site confirmed as SCI:2004-12
Date site designated as SAC:2005-04
National legal reference of SAC designation:Regulations 11 and 13-15 of the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 (http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2010/490/contents/made).

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:-2.312222
Latitude:54.716389

2.2 Area [ha]

38803.2200

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
UKC1Tees Valley and Durham
UKD1Cumbria

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Atlantic (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
3140  info      0.00   
4030  info      388.03  0.00  M  
4060  info      388.03  0.00  M  
5130  info      62.09  0.00  G  
6130  info      15.52  0.00  G  
6150  info      174.61  0.00  G  
6210  info      1164.1  0.00  M  
6230  info  X     7.76  0.00  G        
6410  info      11.64  0.00  G  
6430  info      0.00   
6520  info      318.19  0.00  G  
7130  info  X     19401.6  0.00  M  
7220  info  X     0.00   
7230  info      388.03  0.00  M  
7240  info  X     15.52  0.00  G  
8110  info      442.36  0.00  G  
8120  info      93.13  0.00  G  
8210  info      116.41  0.00  G  
8220  info      27.16  0.00  G  
8240  info  X     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.
F1163Cottus gobio                 
F1096Lampetra planeri                 
M1355Lutra lutra                 
P1528Saxifraga hirculus    100000  100000     
I1015Vertigo genesii           
  • 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
N061.00
N0750.00
N085.50
N0939.00
N101.00
N160.50
N222.00
N231.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

1 Terrestrial: Soil & Geology: metalliferous,metamorphic,igneous,acidic,basic,limestone,neutral,peat,sandstone,sedimentary,clay 2 Terrestrial: Geomorphology and landscape: upland,caves,crags/ledges,escarpment,hilly,montane,slope,valley

4.2 Quality and importance

Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp. for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. European dry heaths for which the area is considered to support a significant presence. Alpine and Boreal heaths for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. Calaminarian grasslands of the Violetalia calaminariae for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies: on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. Mountain hay meadows for which this is one of only two known outstanding localities in the United Kingdom. which is considered to be rare as its total extent in the United Kingdom is estimated to be less than 1000 hectares. Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. which is considered to be rare as its total extent in the United Kingdom is estimated to be less than 100 hectares. Alkaline fens for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. which is considered to be rare as its total extent in the United Kingdom is estimated to be less than 1000 hectares. Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. which is considered to be rare as its total extent in the United Kingdom is estimated to be less than 1000 hectares. Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. Limestone pavements for which the area is considered to support a significant presence. Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. which is considered to be rare as its total extent in the United Kingdom is estimated to be less than 1000 hectares. Blanket bogs for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. which is considered to be rare as its total extent in the United Kingdom is estimated to be less than 1000 hectares. Saxifraga hirculus for which this is considered to be one of the best areas in the United Kingdom. which is known from 15 or fewer 10 x 10 km squares in the United Kingdom. Vertigo genesii for which this is one of only two known outstanding localities in the United Kingdom. which is known from 15 or fewer 10 x 10 km squares in the United Kingdom.

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]
HA02I
HA04I
HJ01I
HK04I
HK05I
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
HA02I
HA03I
HA04I
HA06I
HB02I
HB06I
HD05I

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

4.5 Documentation

Conservation Objectives - the Natural England links below provide access to the Conservation Objectives (and other site-related information) for its terrestrial and inshore Natura 2000 sites, including conservation advice packages and supporting documents for European Marine Sites within English waters and for cross-border sites. See also the 'UK Approach' document for more information (link via the JNCC website).
http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/Natura2000_StandardDataForm_UKApproach_Dec2015.pdf
http://publications.naturalengland.org.uk/category/3212324
http://publications.naturalengland.org.uk/category/6490068894089216

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
UK014.60
UK04100.00

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Natural England
Address:
Email:

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

Yes
No, but in preparation
X
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

For available information, including on Conservation Objectives, see Section 4.5.

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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