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

C

1.2 Site code

ES5140023

1.3 Site name

Secans del Montsià

1.4 First Compilation date

2006-08

1.5 Update date

2020-11

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Generalitat de Catalunya, Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat
Address:               
Email:ambitinformacionatura.tes@gencat.cat

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:2006-09
National legal reference of SPA designationAcuerdo de Gobierno 112/2006, de 5 de septiembre de 2006, por el que se designan ZEPA y se aprueba la propuesta de LIC
Date site proposed as SCI:2006-09
Date site confirmed as SCI:2008-12
Date site designated as SAC:2014-11
National legal reference of SAC designation:Acuerdo de Gobierno 150/2014, de 4 de noviembre http://portaldogc.gencat.cat/utilsEADOP/PDF/6744/1379474.pdf

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:0.350000
Latitude:40.633100

2.2 Area [ha]

2116.2400

2.3 Marine area [%]


No information provided

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
ES51Cataluña

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Mediterranean (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
5330  info      333.905  0.00 
6220  info      38.343  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.
BA255Anthus campestris          DD     
BA215Bubo bubo          DD     
BA133Burhinus oedicnemus    10  13       
BA225Caprimulgus ruficollis    52  87       
BA136Charadrius dubius         
BA080Circaetus gallicus          DD     
BA082Circus cyaneus         
BA084Circus pygargus         
BA207Columba oenas    28       
BA687Columba palumbus palumbus    99  114       
BA231Coracias garrulus          DD     
BA098Falco columbarius         
BA103Falco peregrinus                     
BA096Falco tinnunculus    12       
BA657Fringilla coelebs all others    234  264       
BA244Galerida cristata    177  343       
BA245Galerida theklae         
BA093Hieraaetus fasciatus          DD     
BA092Hieraaetus pennatus           
BA655Lanius excubitor meridionalis         
BA246Lullula arborea    104  122       
BA230Merops apiaster    28  36       
BA319Muscicapa striata    214  799       
M1307Myotis blythii    grids10x10     
BA077Neophron percnopterus                     
BA278Oenanthe hispanica         
M1304Rhinolophus ferrumequinum    grids10x10     
M1303Rhinolophus hipposideros    grids10x10     
BA276Saxicola torquatus    45  107       
BA155Scolopax rusticola          DD     
BA210Streptopelia turtur    20  24       
BA302Sylvia undata          DD     
BA232Upupa epops    34  45       
BA142Vanellus vanellus    20  28       
  • 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
5262Barbus haasi    grids10x10             
1368Capra pyrenaica    grids10x10             
1272Chalcides bedriagai      grids1x1           
6284Epidalea calamita    39  46  grids1x1           
1363Felis silvestris    grids10x10           
1360Genetta genetta    grids10x10             
5668Hemorrhois hippocrepis    25  grids1x1           
1211Rana perezi      grids1x1             
1174Triturus marmoratus    grids1x1           
  • 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
N0810.00
N090.36
N2189.64

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

La vegetación está constituida por un paisaje agrícola tradicional, fuente de alimento de numerosas paseriformes, mezclado con comunidades de garriga. Dentro del espacio propuesto se encuentra una de las mayores concentraciones de olivos milenarios del pais, con ejemplares de cerca de 2500 años de edad.

4.2 Quality and importance

Zona de especial importancia para una no menos importante comunidad nidificante de aguilucho cenizo (Circus pygargus). Parte de la zona es además fundamental para garantizar su alimento.

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]
MA02I
MA09I
MD01.02I
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]

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


No information provided

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
ES43100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:


No information provided

5.3 Site designation (optional)

Los límites de este espacio han sido trazados de acuerdo con la cartografía topográfica y planimétrica de referencia, a escala 1:50.000, del Instituto Cartográfico de Catalunya, que es el instituto cartográfico oficial y competente de la Generalitat de Catalunya.Los mapas facilitados para formalizar la propuesta de este espacio y definir su delimitación, citados en más adelante en este formulario, tienen la misma precisión de detalles, y la misma calidad, que los mapas de la cartografía topográfica y planimétrica de referencia, a escala 1:50.000, que publica con carácter oficial el Instituto Cartográfico de Catalunya.Estos mapas son la referencia, si no se indica lo contrario, de los detalles de descripción planimétrica, topográfica y/o toponímica que se puedan dar en este formulario.

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat, Generalitat de Catalunya
Address:
Email:ambitinformacionatura.tes@gencat.cat

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

X
Yes Name: Acuerdo de Gobierno 150/2014. Anexo 6. Instrumento de gestión de las ZEC declaradas en la región mediterránea. http://www.gencat.cat/mediamb/xn2000/Acuerdo_150_2014_Anejo6_Instrumento_Gestion.pdf
Link: http://www.gencat.cat/mediamb/xn2000/Acuerdo_150_2014_Anejo6_Instrumento_Gestion.pdf

No, but in preparation
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)


No information provided

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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