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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (34)
Species group Number
Birds 18
Fishes 1
Invertebrates 6
Mammals 7
Mosses & Liverworts 1
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1520 Iberian gypsum vegetation (Gypsophiletalia) 4.76072
3110 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) 1
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 0.4
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 1
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 1
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 2.01865
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 0.3
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 24.2486
4030 European dry heaths 134.116
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 1502.43
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 1
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 127.296
5120 Mountain Cytisus purgans formations 436.182
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 222.601
6140 Siliceous Pyrenean Festuca eskia grasslands 4586.09
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 1968.51
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 2777.19
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 2.95801
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 0.01
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 37.0423
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 40.4924
6520 Mountain hay meadows 318.157
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 1
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 1
7230 Alkaline fens 17.7808
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 1
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 31.3161
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 6943.33
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 401.048
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 9169.75
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 1
8310 Caves not open to the public 1
8340 Permanent glaciers 1
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 93.3288
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 540.409
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 50.0567
91D0 Bog woodland 22.69
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 1
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 13.7
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 372.767
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 6409.61
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 430.8
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 28.584

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
Mon Feb 01 00:00:00 UTC 1988
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
Fri Nov 01 00:00:00 UTC 1996
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Mon Dec 01 00:00:00 UTC 2003
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) Sun Dec 01 00:00:00 UTC 2013
 
Date of Standard data form update Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2014

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