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

FR9112037

1.3 Site name

Garrigues de la Moure et d'Aumelas

1.4 First Compilation date

2016-05

1.5 Update date


No information provided

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Ministère de la Transition écologique et solidaire - DGALN/DEB/SDEN/Bureau Natura 2000
Address:               
Email:en3.en.deb.dgaln@developpement-durable.gouv.fr

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:2016-10
National legal reference of SPA designationhttps://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000033241432&dateTexte=

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:3.599420
Latitude:43.557590

2.2 Area [ha]

9015.0000

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
FR81Languedoc-Roussillon

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


No habitat types are reported for the site

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    350  700 
BA091Aquila chrysaetos         
BA091Aquila chrysaetos   
BA215Bubo bubo    12  16 
BA133Burhinus oedicnemus    10       
BA224Caprimulgus europaeus    173  424 
BA031Ciconia ciconia    10  10       
BA080Circaetus gallicus    10 
BA081Circus aeruginosus    10  10       
BA082Circus cyaneus    10       
BA084Circus pygargus    30  50 
BA231Coracias garrulus   
BA379Emberiza hortulana    300  400  cmales 
BA098Falco columbarius         
BA100Falco eleonorae         
BA095Falco naumanni    40  120       
BA103Falco peregrinus         
BA245Galerida theklae   
BA127Grus grus    30       
BA078Gyps fulvus         
BA093Hieraaetus fasciatus   
BA092Hieraaetus pennatus         
BA338Lanius collurio    10  10       
BA339Lanius minor         
BA246Lullula arborea    253  333 
BA073Milvus migrans    50  50 
BA074Milvus milvus         
BA077Neophron percnopterus         
BA094Pandion haliaetus         
BA072Pernis apivorus         
BA072Pernis apivorus    100  100       
BA302Sylvia undata    1270  1948 
BA128Tetrax tetrax    cmales       
  • 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
A218Athene noctua                     
Cecropis daurica                   
Lanius meridionalis                   
A341Lanius senator                     
A278Oenanthe hispanica                   
A210Streptopelia turtur    114  114         
A303Sylvia conspicillata                   
  • 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
N0870.00
N1825.00
N213.00
N232.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

La ZPS correspond à un vaste espace de garrigue encore relativement peu aménagé, à l'ouest de l'agglomération montpelliéraine. Elle se caractérise par une activité pastorale en régression et des incendies de moins en moins fréquents, permettant à la forêt de chêne vert de gagner du terrain, au détriment des espaces ouverts. Situé au carrefour de 3 bassins de vie (agglomération montpelliéraine, vallée de l'Hérault et bassin de Thau), le site fait l'objet d'une fréquentation croissante et un développement des activités de pleine nature. L'augmentation de la population aux abords du site se traduit par une pression d'urbanisation croissante. A noter que les infrastuctures de production et de transport d'énergie sont bien présentes avec un parc éolien important (31 éoliennes à l'heure actuelle) et des projets photovoltaïques en augmentation.

4.2 Quality and importance

La Zone de Protection Spéciale abrite un couple nicheur d'Aigles de Bonelli. Ce site est aussi important pour l'aigle royal, comme zone d'alimentation des individus erratiques et d'un couple nicheur à proximité. Parmi les 29 autres espèces de l'annexe 1 de la Directive Oiseaux que l'on rencontre sur ce territoire, le bruant ortolan, le pipit rousseline, la fauvette pitchou, le busard cendré et le circaète Jean-le-Blanc ont des effectifs significatifs.

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]
HA04.03b
HC03.03b
HD02.01b
ME01i
ME02i
MG01.03i
MG01.08i
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
HA04i
MB01i
HL09i

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)

Type[%]
PublicNational/Federal0
State/Province0
Local/Municipal0
Any Public0
Joint or Co-Ownership0
Private0
Unknown0
sum100

4.5 Documentation (optional)


No information provided

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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

Code Cover [%]
FR0092.00
FR000.00
FR000.00
FR205.00
FR244.00

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

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
FR9101393 - SIC Montagne de la Moure et Causse d'Aumelas*92.00

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other FR9101393 - SIC Montagne de la Moure et Causse d'Aumelas*92.00

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:Communauté de Communes Vallée de l'Hérault
Address:
Email:

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

X
Yes Name: DOCOB Commun aux sites FR9101393 etFR9112037 - Approuvé par AP du
Link: http://www.occitanie.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/montagne-de-la-moure-et-causse-d-aumelas-a5693.html

No, but in preparation
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)


No information provided

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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