Aizkorri-Aratz

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES2120002)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1997
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: País Vasco (ES21)
  • Surface area: 159 km2 (15937.41 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 54 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 29 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (54)
Species group Number
Birds 36
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 7
Mammals 8

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3110 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) 0
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 0
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 5.46
4030 European dry heaths 1254.79
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 3.93
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 170.69
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 4.99
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 412.57
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 121.2
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 1036.2
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 0
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.04
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 84.93
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 3.54
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.06
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 14.19
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 593.48
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 3.19
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 4449.95
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 0
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 13.46
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 0.89
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 31.84
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 482.42
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 233.15
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 0
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 13.2
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 10.6

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) Not under Birds directive
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
December 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2016
 
Date of Standard data form update July 2016

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