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

GR1130007

1.3 Site name

POTAMOS KOMPSATOS (NEA KOITI)

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:25.193056
Latitude:41.163611

2.2 Area [ha]

468.2600

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

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
3130  info      0.00         
3280  info      63.7118  0.00       
5210  info      0.349179  0.00 
8220  info      1.75467  0.00 
91M0  info      231.292  0.00 
92C0  info      16.0375  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
N066.01
N0828.71
N1519.89
N1644.83
N220.56

Total Habitat Cover

100.00000000000001

Other Site Characteristics

Komsatos river has a great freshwater supply and provides Vistonida lake. A great quantity of sand gravel and silt is extracted every year. At the outlet of Komsatos river there are overgrazed and deteriorated riparian soft wood forests and an extensive cultivation of Populus sp. There are also hills (Kara Oglan) with grazed oak forest and steep valleys (especially the Komsatos river valley). Forest structure owes much to a history of grazing but there are also areas of dense ravine forest.

4.2 Quality and importance

It is part of one of the three important areas for birds of prey in Greece and species diversity is enriched by proximity of Vistonis wetlands. Traditional land uses contribute to the value of the area. The wetland under consideration either seems as one ecological unit along with lake Vistonis or by itself still has a great ecological value for Greece. Equally important is the presence of three species of reptiles and two amphibian species of Annex ΙΙ. They have also been recorded five species of reptiles and two amphibian species.

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
HA04i
HA04o
HA05.03b
MA07o
MA08o
MA09o
MD01.02o
MD01.02b
LD01.04i
ME03.01o
MF03.01o
MF03.01i
HF03.02.03b
MG05.11o
MI03.01b
HJ03.01.01b
MJ03.02o
LK01.01o
HK03.06b
LXb
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

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
GR9572.23

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
GR95Kechrou - Kerasias Koinotitas Kechrou*72.23

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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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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