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

B

1.2 Site code

ES1120001

1.3 Site name

Ancares - Courel

1.4 First Compilation date

1997-12

1.5 Update date

2019-09

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Dirección Xeral de Patrimonio Natural, Consellería de Medio Ambiente, Territorio e Vivenda. Xunta de Galicia
Address:               
Email:dxpn.cmatv@xunta.gal

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site proposed as SCI:1997-12
Date site confirmed as SCI:2004-12
Date site designated as SAC:2014-03
National legal reference of SAC designation:Decreto 37/2014, de 27 de marzo, por el que se declaran zonas especiales de conservación los lugares de importancia comunitaria de Galicia y se aprueba el Plan director de la Red Natura 2000 de Galicia (D.O.G. nº 62, de 31 de marzo de 2014).

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:-6.965700
Latitude:42.875800

2.2 Area [ha]

102634.5100

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
ES11Galicia

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Atlantic (92.00 %) Mediterranean (8.00 %)

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
3160  info      0.5  0.00 
3260  info      998.59  0.00 
3270  info      1.3  0.00 
4020  info      370.88  0.00 
4030  info      34785.1  0.00 
4060  info      96.6  0.00 
5230  info      15.07  0.00 
6160  info      21.92  0.00 
6170  info      9.27  0.00 
6210  info      21.2  0.00 
6220  info      535.87  0.00 
6230  info      12.81  0.00 
6410  info      198.16  0.00 
6430  info      400.28  0.00 
6510  info      900.68  0.00 
7110  info      80.98  0.00 
7140  info      0.88  0.00 
7150  info      1.62  0.00 
7220  info      10.73  0.00 
8130  info      470.8  0.00 
8210  info      379.94  0.00 
8220  info      1745.14  0.00 
8230  info      2875.21  0.00 
8310  info      340.18  0.00 
9120  info      297.9  0.00 
9180  info      190.25  0.00 
91E0  info      476.33  0.00 
9230  info      12763.8  0.00 
9260  info      8222.59  0.00 
9330  info      96.42  0.00 
9340  info      354.76  0.00 
9380  info      218.3  0.00 
9580  info      5.95  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.
BA085Accipiter gentilis         
BA229Alcedo atthis         
BA259Anthus spinoletta         
BA091Aquila chrysaetos         
I1092Austropotamobius pallipes         
BA215Bubo bubo         
BA224Caprimulgus europaeus         
I1088Cerambyx cerdo         
A1172Chioglossa lusitanica         
BA264Cinclus cinclus         
BA080Circaetus gallicus         
BA082Circus cyaneus         
BA082Circus cyaneus       
BA082Circus cyaneus         
BA084Circus pygargus    10     
BA084Circus pygargus         
BA238Dendrocopos medius         
A1194Discoglossus galganoi         
BA236Dryocopus martius         
I1007Elona quimperiana         
BA379Emberiza hortulana         
I1065Euphydryas aurinia         
BA103Falco peregrinus         
BA099Falco subbuteo         
P1885Festuca elegans         
P1891Festuca summilusitana         
M1301Galemys pyrenaicus         
I1024Geomalacus maculosus         
BA092Hieraaetus pennatus       
R5371Iberolacerta monticola         
R1259Lacerta schreiberi         
BA338Lanius collurio         
I1083Lucanus cervus         
BA246Lullula arborea         
M1355Lutra lutra         
M1310Miniopterus schreibersii         
BA280Monticola saxatilis         
M1324Myotis myotis         
P1865Narcissus asturiensis         
P1862Narcissus cyclamineus         
P1857Narcissus pseudonarcissus ssp. nobilis         
BA277Oenanthe oenanthe         
BA277Oenanthe oenanthe         
I1041Oxygastra curtisii    grids1x1   
BA415Perdix perdix hispaniensis         
BA072Pernis apivorus         
F5296Pseudochondrostoma duriense         
BA346Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax         
M1304Rhinolophus ferrumequinum         
M1303Rhinolophus hipposideros         
BA275Saxicola rubetra         
BA275Saxicola rubetra         
BA155Scolopax rusticola         
P1398Sphagnum pylaesii         
BA210Streptopelia turtur          DD 
BA302Sylvia undata         
BA108Tetrao urogallus         
BA333Tichodroma muraria         
M1354Ursus arctos         
  • 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
A086Accipiter nisus               
A221Asio otus               
Canis lupus                   
Coronella austriaca                   
Felis sylvestris                   
Lacerta vivipara                   
Mustela erminea                   
Natrix natrix                   
A325Parus palustris               
Plecotus austriacus                   
Rana iberica                   
A317Regulus regulus               
A332Sitta europaea               
Triturus boscai                   
A286Turdus iliacus               
A285Turdus philomelos               
A287Turdus viscivorus    100             
  • 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
N0848.00
N1010.00
N121.00
N141.00
N1518.00
N168.00
N178.00
N191.00
N224.00
N231.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Zona de alta y media montaña.Importantes masas de Quercus robur y Quercus pyrenaica. Abedulares , avellanos, castaños, alisos,tejos y serbales. Breazales húmedos meridionales de Erica ciliaris y Erica tetralix. Brezales secos.Diversificada comunidad de vertebrados debido a los desniveles altitudinales y a la variedad de hábitat.El sector meridional posee importantes representaciones botánicas con bosques mixtos de hayas, robles, avellanos y tejos y sotobosques de arándanos y brezos. Afloramientos calizos en el valle de Visuña.

4.2 Quality and importance

Diversificada comunidad de vertebrados debido a los desniveles altitudinales y a la variedad de hábitat.Hábitats apropiados para Oso Pardo, Lobo, Nutria, Urogallo Común y Culebrera Europea.Alto interés cinegético.Ancares, al norte, es una zona típicamente atlántica de alta y media montaña. Importantes masas de Quercus robur y Quercus pyrenaica. Abedulares , avellanos, castaños, alisos, tejos y serbales. Breazales húmedos meridionales de Erica ciliaris y Erica tetralix. Brezales secos.Courel, en el sector meridional, posee importantes representaciones botánicas con bosques mixtos de hayas, robles, avellanos y tejos y sotobosques de jaras arándanos y brezos. Afloramientos calizos en el valle de Visuña.Presencia de poblaciones estables de Lobo (Canis lupus).

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]
MA04.03b
HC01.07i
MF03.01i
HF03.02.03b
MG05i
HJ01b
LK03.06i
LK04.05i
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
MA04.03i
HG01.02i
MG02.09i

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

Mapa forestal y de vegetación (Zona de protección del Oso Pardo).

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
ES17100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
ES17Ancares - Courel=100.00

5.3 Site designation (optional)

Paraje pintoresco (Ancares).Reserva Nacional de Caza de Ancares.Refugio de fauna LU-7 (Devesa da Rogueira).Zona de aplicación del Plan de Recuperación del Oso Pardo (Ancares).Área Importante para las Aves (SEO/BirdLife): IBA 009 Sierra de los Ancares.

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Dirección Xeral de Patrimonio Natural, Consellería de Medio Ambiente, Territorio e Vivenda. Xunta de Galicia
Address:
Email:dxpn.cmatv@xunta.gal

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

X
Yes Name: Plan director de la Red Natura 2000 de Galicia
Link: http://www.cmati.xunta.es/seccion-tema/c/Conservacion?content=Direccion_Xeral_Conservacion_Natureza/Espazos_protexidos/seccion.html&sub=Rede_natura_2000/

No, but in preparation
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

Plan de Ordenación Cinegético.Plan de Recuperación del Oso pardo.(DECRETO 149/1992)El Plan de recuperación del oso pardo está en proceso de revisión y se estudia su ampliación para incluir el Courel como zona potencial de expansión.

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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

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