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

ES0000095

1.3 Site name

Tigaiga

1.4 First Compilation date

1997-06

1.5 Update date

2012-09

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Viceconsejería de Medio Ambiente (Gobierno de Canarias)
Address:  S. C. de Tenerife  35  Edf. Servicios Múltiples I - Planta 4ª  Santa Cruz de Tenerife    38071  Avenida de Anaga 
Email:medioambiente@gobiernodecanarias.org

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:1989-10
National legal reference of SPA designation No data

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:-16.615500
Latitude:28.373400

2.2 Area [ha]

633.0000

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
ES70Canarias

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Macaronesian (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
1250  info      6.3881  0.00   
4050  info      51.1048  0.00   
4090  info      6.3881  0.00   
5330  info      6.3881  0.00   
8320  info      6.3881  1.00   
92D0  info      6.3881  0.00   
9360  info      19.1643  0.00   
9370  info      6.3881  0.00   
9550  info      31.9405  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.
BA401Accipiter nisus granti                   
BA010Calonectris diomedea                   
BA422Columba bollii                   
BA423Columba junoniae                   
BA449Fringilla teydea                   
BA210Streptopelia turtur           
  • 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
Buteo buteo insularum                       
Erithacus rubecula superbus                       
Fringilla coelebs                       
Parus caeruleus teneriffae                       
Phylloscopus collybita                       
Regulus regulus                       
  • 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

Total Habitat Cover

0

Other Site Characteristics

Tigaiga está situada al norte de Tenerife y constituye una de las laderas en las que está inmerso el Valle de La Orotava. Está afectada directamente por los vientos alisios del noroeste por lo que presenta un clima templado con veranos frescos y secos. La vegetación consite en un monteverde con presencia de Larus azorica, Ilex canariensis, Viburnum tinus, Myrica faya, Ocotea foetens, etc. En las cotas superiores se mezcla con Pinus canariensis y Chamaecytisus proliferus. Entre los vertebrados cabe citar Gallotia galloti, Tarentola delalandi, Chalcides viridanus, y varias especies de murciélagos.

4.2 Quality and importance

Tigaiga alberga alrededor de 15 especies de aves nidificantes entre las que merecen especial mención las palomas endémicas Columba bollii y C. junoniae y la rapaz Accipiter nisus. Otras aves presentes son Fringilla coelebs, Parus caeruleus, Buteo buteo, entre otros.

4.5 Documentation

Viceconsejería de Medio Ambiente. ZEPAS Canarias. Tigaiga. ICONA, 1989. Zonas de Especial Conservación para las Aves. Comunidad Autónoma de Canarias. Tigaiga.

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
ES21100.00

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Cabildo Insular de Tenerife
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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Map delivered as PDF in electronic format (optional)
Yes
No

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