Database release:
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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

BG0000572

1.3 Site name

Rositsa - Loznitsa

1.4 First Compilation date

2003-12

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:2021-03
National legal reference of SAC designation:Designation Order No. RD – 299/ 31.03.2021 (promulgated SG 48/2021) 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). Issued by the Minister of Environment and Water designation Order No. RD – 299/ 31.03.2021 (promulgated SG 48/2021) 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:27.900100
Latitude:43.951400

2.2 Area [ha]

1811.9800

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
BG33Severoiztochen

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
40A0  info      1.73  0.00 
40C0  info      0.09  0.00 
6110  info      0.45  0.00 
6210  info      112.96  0.00 
62C0  info      2.34  0.00 
91H0  info      19.37  0.00 
91M0  info      7.84  0.00 
91Z0  info      11.61  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.
M1352Canis lupus   
I1088Cerambyx cerdo          DD 
R5194Elaphe sauromates        localities  DD 
I6199Euplagia quadripunctaria    47 
I1083Lucanus cervus    8415  16554 
M2609Mesocricetus newtoni          DD       
I1089Morimus funereus          DD 
M2633Mustela eversmanii          DD 
I1087Rosalia alpina          DD 
M1335Spermophilus citellus    colonies 
R1219Testudo graeca        localities  DD 
R1217Testudo hermanni        localities  DD 
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
Argna macrodonta                   
Bufo viridis                   
Calosoma sycophanta                   
Coluber caspius                   
Cricetus cricetus                   
Elaphe longissima                   
Eptesicus serotinus                   
Erinaceus concolor                   
Galium rubioides                   
Helichrysum arenarium                   
Lacerta trilineata                   
Lacerta viridis                   
Mentissela rebeli                   
Mustela nivalis                   
Nyctalus noctula                   
Oryctes nasicornis                   
Pardosa italica                   
Pipistrellus pipistrellus                   
Podarcis taurica                   
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
N0818.00
N0927.00
N1520.00
N1633.00
N232.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Last remnants of natural broad leafed forests and grasslands in vast agricultural landscape.

4.2 Quality and importance

The site is important for the existing of invertebrate fauna. Isolated small steppe patches and dry karst valley and canyons, important for rare steppe small mammals and bats.

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
HA01o
MA03i
LA04o
LA04.03i
LA05.01i
LA05.02o
LA07i
LA08i
LBi
LB01o
LB02.02i
LD01.02i
MD01.02o
LD01.04o
LD01.04i
LD02.01i
LE01.03o
LF02.03i
HF03.01i
MF03.02.03i
LK01.01i
MK01.03i
LL09i
LL09o
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
LA04i
LA04.03i
MB01i
HB01.02i
LD01.02i
MD01.02o
LD01.04i
LD01.04o
LD02.01i
ME01.03i
LF02.03i
LL09o

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 Z. Hubenov, Chr. Deltshev, V. Popov, I. Pandourski - Institute of Zoology, BAS, 1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd., 1000 Sofia; N. Karaivanov, D. Domuschiev - BOC, Institute of Zoology, BAS.Initially listed publications: Atanasova, I. 1981. Quantitative surveis on insectivores and rodents in some landscape in North Bulgaria. - Ann. Univ. of Shumen, 5: 99 - 105.Data revised by a team of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (http://www.bas.bg).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=BG0000572&siteType=HabitatDirective

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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

Code Cover [%]
BG0068.47
BG0631.53

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

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
BG06Rositza*12.31
BG06Loznitza*19.22

5.3 Site designation (optional)


No information provided

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Regional Inspectorate of Environment and Water: Varna
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)


No information provided

 

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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