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

GR1120005

1.3 Site name

AISTHITIKO DASOS NESTOU

1.4 First Compilation date

1995-01

1.5 Update date

2016-12

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Υπουργείο Περιβάλλοντος και Ενέργειας
Address:               
Email:

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site proposed as SCI:1996-08
Date site confirmed as SCI:2006-09
Date site designated as SAC:2011-03
National legal reference of SAC designation:Law 3937/29-3-11 (OJ 60 A)

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:24.716667
Latitude:41.109444

2.2 Area [ha]

2378.1900

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
GR11Anatoliki Makedonia, Thraki
GR11Anatoliki Makedonia, Thraki

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Mediterranean (0.00 %)

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
8140  info      0.236152  0.00 
8210  info      48.7757  0.00 
9180  info  X     1.54997  0.00 
92A0  info      99.9946  0.00 
92C0  info      15.5855  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)

4. SITE DESCRIPTION

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4.1 General site character

Habitat class % Cover
N027.61
N0843.45
N150.72
N1637.74
N229.41
N231.07

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

The site consists mainly of metamorphic rocks, marbles (thought to be former reef limestones) and in river-bed of sedimentary rocks, alluvial deposits (recent fluriatile deposits). In the area there is the large gorge of Nestos river with steep rocky slopes. Also, there is found a well formed riparian forest stands or groups of Salix alba, S. fragilis, S. ampexicaulis, S. elaeagnos, Populus alba, P. nigra and sparse appearance (individually) of Platanus orientalis and Alnus glutinosa. From a geological point of view the region belongs to the Mass of Rodope. The climate is an intermediate climate type those of the Mediterranean and the continent.

4.2 Quality and importance

The site includes suitable riparian habitats to sustain Lycaena dispar (Annex II) and Apatura metis (Annex IV) butterflies, but their presence is known only from bibliography. Equally important is the presence of the 4 species of reptiles region and 2 amphibian species of Annex ΙΙ. There have also been recorded 7 species of reptiles.

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]
MA01o
MA01i
MA03.02i
MA04o
MA04i
MA04.01.01i
LA04.02i
MA10.01b
MBo
HC01.01.01o
LD01.01i
HD01.01i
LD01.01b
LD01.02b
MD01.04i
MD01.06i
LE01.01o
ME04.01o
LF02.03i
MF03.01o
MF03.01b
MF03.02.03i
MF03.02.03o
HF03.02.03b
HG01i
MG01.02i
LG05.11b
MI03.01b
HJ01i
HJ01o
HJ02.05.02o
MJ03.02b
LJ03.02.03b
MK03.01I
HK03.06b
LL09o
LL09i
ML09b
LXb
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
MA01o
MBo
LD01.01i
MD01.04i
MD01.06i
LE01.01o
ME04.01o
LF02.03i

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

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
GR1288.24
GR9597.01

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
GR95Stena Nestou*43.82
GR95Stena Nestou-Aristeri Ochthi potamou Nestou*53.19
GR12Stena Nestou Kavalas - Xanthis*88.24

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:FOREST SERVICE OF XANTHI
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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