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

IT1160010

1.3 Site name

Bosco del Merlino

1.4 First Compilation date

1995-11

1.5 Update date

2019-12

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Regione Piemonte - Direzione Ambiente, Governo e Tutela del territorio - Settore Biodiversità e Aree Naturali
Address:               
Email:biodiversita@regione.piemonte.it

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site proposed as SCI:1995-09
Date site confirmed as SCI: No information provided
Date site designated as SAC:2017-05
National legal reference of SAC designation:DM 26/05/2017 - G.U. 135 del 13-06-2017

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:7.716000
Latitude:44.797400

2.2 Area [ha]

354.0000

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
ITC1Piemonte

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Continental (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
3140  info      0.04  0.00       
3150  info      0.15  0.00 
3260  info      8.5  0.00 
6430  info      0.5  0.00 
6510  info      73.6  0.00 
91E0  info      3.2  0.00 
91F0  info      49.9  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.
BA086Accipiter nisus          DD 
BA229Alcedo atthis          DD 
BA229Alcedo atthis          DD 
BA255Anthus campestris          DD       
BA028Ardea cinerea          DD       
BA024Ardeola ralloides          DD       
M1308Barbastella barbastellus          DD 
BA224Caprimulgus europaeus          DD       
I1088Cerambyx cerdo          DD 
BA031Ciconia ciconia          DD       
BA084Circus pygargus          DD       
BA084Circus pygargus          DD       
BA207Columba oenas          DD 
BA236Dryocopus martius          DD 
BA026Egretta garzetta          DD       
BA379Emberiza hortulana          DD       
BA099Falco subbuteo          DD       
BA338Lanius collurio          DD       
BA338Lanius collurio          DD       
BA339Lanius minor          DD 
BA339Lanius minor          DD 
I1083Lucanus cervus          DD 
I1060Lycaena dispar          DD 
BA073Milvus migrans          DD 
BA073Milvus migrans     
M1324Myotis myotis          DD 
BA160Numenius arquata          DD       
BA023Nycticorax nycticorax          DD       
BA094Pandion haliaetus          DD       
BA072Pernis apivorus          DD       
BA072Pernis apivorus          DD       
BA140Pluvialis apricaria          DD       
BA140Pluvialis apricaria          DD       
A1215Rana latastei          DD 
BA155Scolopax rusticola          DD 
BA166Tringa glareola          DD       
BA165Tringa ochropus          DD       
A1167Triturus carnifex          DD 
BA232Upupa epops          DD       
BA142Vanellus vanellus          DD 
  • 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
2432Anguis fragilis                   
2591Crocidura leucodon                   
A240Dendrocopos minor                   
1327Eptesicus serotinus                   
Gladiolus imbricatus L.                   
Hottonia palustris L.                   
5358Hyla intermedia                 
5365Hypsugo savii                   
5179Lacerta bilineata                   
5718Micromys minutus                   
1341Muscardinus avellanarius                   
2634Mustela nivalis                   
1314Myotis daubentonii                   
1322Myotis nattereri                   
2469Natrix natrix                   
1331Nyctalus leisleri                   
2016Pipistrellus kuhlii                   
1309Pipistrellus pipistrellus                   
1326Plecotus auritus                   
1256Podarcis muralis                   
Pseudolysimachion longifolium (L.) Opiz                   
1209Rana dalmatina                   
1207Rana lessonae                   
2607Sciurus vulgaris                   
2599Sorex araneus                   
1333Tadarida teniotis                   
Triturus vulgaris                   
  • 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
N1617.00
N2783.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Interessante relitto di bosco misto planiziale su suoli piuttosto umidi (falda prossima alla superficie) attraversato da acque di risorgiva. Elevata biodiversità. Importante popolazione di Rana latastei, endemica della Pianura Padana.

4.2 Quality and importance

Lembo di bosco planiziale con presenza di alberi di notevoli dimensioni e presenza di risorgive. E' l'unico residuo di bosco planiziale della pianura cuneese.

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]
HA02.02b
MA07b
LB02.01.02b
MB02.04b
HI01b
MJ02.06.01b
HJ03.02b
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 (optional)

Abbà G., 1982 - Il Bosco del Merlino. Riv. Piem. St. Nat., 3: 71-75. // Boano G., Sindaco R., 1995 - Distribuzione e status di Rana latastei in Piemonte. In: Ferri V., Gilardi C. - Atti del primo convegno italiano sulla salvaguardia degli anfibi, Milano (1992). Quaderni della Civica Stazione Idrobiologica di Milano: 59-68. // Casale A., Giachino P. M., Allegro G., Della Beffa G., Picco F., 1993 - Comunità di Carabidae (Coleoptera) in pioppeti del Piemonte meridionale. Riv. Piem. St. Nat., 14: 149-170. // Dutto M., 2007 - I Coleotteri Scarabeoidei Pleurosticti (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea) e Lucanidae (Coleoptera, Lucanoidea) del Bosco del Merlino (Caramagna Piemonte, Italy). Riv. Piem. St. Nat., 28: 261-274. // I.P.L.A., 2003 - Bosco del Merlino. Piano di gestione Naturalistica e Forestale. Regione Piemonte. Settore Pianificazione Aree Protette. // I.P.L.A., 2004 - Popolamenti forestali piemontesi per la raccolta del seme. Regione Piemonte. Settore Politiche Forestali.

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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

Code Cover [%]
IT0020.00
IT05100.00
IT3142.00
IT3380.00

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

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
IT33Bosco di Caramagna*80.00
IT31Bosco del Merlino+42.00
IT05Riserva Naturale del Bosco del Merlino=100.00

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
biosphereTRANSITION ZONE - Riserva della Biosfera del Monviso-100.00

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:Ente di gestione delle Aree protette del Monviso
Address:
Email:info@parcomonviso.eu

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

X
Yes Name: Piano di gestione del Sito della Rete Natura 2000 IT1160010 "Bosco del Merlino"
Link: http://www.regione.piemonte.it/parchi/cms/dati-territoriali-new/aree-protette-e-rn2000/pianificazione-e-norme.html

No, but in preparation
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

- Misure di conservazione per la tutela della Rete Natura 2000 del Piemonte - approvate con D.G.R. n. 54-7409 del 7/4/2014, e successive modifiche - Misure di conservazione sito-specifiche approvate con D.G.R. n. 30-4238 del 21/11/2016 - Piano di gestione del Sito approvato con D.G.R. n. 32-6662 del 23-3-2018

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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

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