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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

BG0000340

1.3 Site name

Tsar Petrovo

1.4 First Compilation date

2005-09

1.5 Update date

2021-11

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Ministry of Environment and Water, “National Nature Protection Service” Directorate
Address:  Sofia  22    Sofia    1000  Kn. Maria Luiza Blvd. 
Email:natura2000@moew.government.bg

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site proposed as SCI:2007-03
Date site confirmed as SCI:2008-12
Date site designated as SAC:2020-12
National legal reference of SAC designation:Designation Order No. RD – 1046/17.12.2020 (promulgated SG 21/2021) issued by the Minister of Environment and Water.
Explanation(s):Adopted by Council of Ministers Decision No. 122/02.03.2007 (promulgated SG 21/2007). Extended by Council of Ministers Decision No. 811/16.11.2010 (promulgated SG 96/2010). Issued by the Minister of Environment and Water designation Order No. RD – 1046/17.12.2020 (promulgated SG 21/2021) with prohibitions and restrictions on activities contradicting the conservation objectives of the site.

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:22.682500
Latitude:43.961100

2.2 Area [ha]

1908.7440

2.3 Marine area [%]

0.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km] (optional):


No information provided

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
BG31Severozapaden

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Continental (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
8310  info      1.00 
91G0  info      400.39  0.00 
91I0  info      112.71  0.00 
91M0  info      411.45  0.00 
91Z0  info      133.56  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.
M1308Barbastella barbastellus    10       
A1188Bombina bombina        localities  DD 
A1193Bombina variegata    localities 
I1088Cerambyx cerdo    101190  149306 
I4032Dioszeghyana schmidtii    5467  6597 
R1220Emys orbicularis        localities  DD 
I1083Lucanus cervus    40154  78990 
M2609Mesocricetus newtoni          DD       
M1310Miniopterus schreibersii          DD       
I1089Morimus funereus    150044  174282 
M1323Myotis bechsteinii    10       
M1307Myotis blythii    11  50 
M1316Myotis capaccinii    11  50 
M1321Myotis emarginatus          DD       
M1324Myotis myotis    11  50 
M1306Rhinolophus blasii          DD       
M1305Rhinolophus euryale    11  50 
M1304Rhinolophus ferrumequinum          DD       
M1303Rhinolophus hipposideros    11  50 
M1302Rhinolophus mehelyi    11  50 
I1087Rosalia alpina          DD 
F1146Sabanejewia aurata    90710  90710  area 
M1335Spermophilus citellus          DD       
R1217Testudo hermanni        localities  DD 
I4064Theodoxus transversalis       
A1166Triturus cristatus        localities  DD 
I1032Unio crassus       
M2635Vormela peregusna          DD 
  • 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
Ablepharus kitaibelii                   
Bufo viridis                   
Coluber caspius                     
Coronella austriaca                   
Elaphe longissima                   
Hyla arborea                   
Lacerta viridis                   
Natrix tessellata                   
Paeonia peregrina                   
Pelobates fuscus                     
Podarcis muralis                     
Podarcis taurica                     
Rana dalmatina                   
Vipera 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
N088.00
N095.00
N1512.00
N1675.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

The site includes one of the biggest forest complexes (mainly oaks) in Nothwestern Bulgaria. The forest complex is divided by small calcareous valley of a small river.

4.2 Quality and importance

Excellent big oak forest. Complex of different forest habitats with European importance. Very rich floristic structure. Bat cave.

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]
MA01i
MA01o
LA04i
HBi
MBo
LE01o
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
MA01o
LE01o

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

4.4 Ownership (optional)


No information provided

4.5 Documentation (optional)

Initial proposal and description of the site made by R. Tzonev - Sofia University, Faculty of Biology, 8 Dragan Tzankov Blvd., rossentzonev@abv.bg.Data revised by a team of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (http://www.bas.bg).Data revised by a team of the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. New data provided by project "Mapping and assessment of the conservation status of the natural habitats and species - Phase 1" (see link).
http://natura2000.moew.government.bg/Home/ProtectedSite?code=BG0000340&siteType=HabitatDirective

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level (optional):

Code Cover [%]
BG00100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites (optional):


No information provided

5.3 Site designation (optional)

One of the biggest forest complex in north-western part of Danube plain. Preserved features of habitat 91M0.

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water: Montana
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)

Ecological forest management. Scientific researches in flora and fauna of the site.

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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INSPIRE ID:
Map delivered as PDF in electronic format (optional)
Yes
X
No

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