Sierra de Aralar

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES2200020)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since Mon Mar 01 00:00:00 UTC 1999
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Comunidad Foral de Navarra (ES22)
  • Surface area: 146 km2 (14648.90 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 34 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 21 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 (34)
Species group Number
Birds 21
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 5
Mammals 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 0.01
4030 European dry heaths 189.789
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 135.392
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 25.8206
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.01
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 31.2831
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1474.78
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 553.484
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.01
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 8.0091
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 0.01
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.01
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 4.5526
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 539.022
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.01
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 1929.74
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 475.79
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 9.1119
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 19.8734
9260 Castanea sativa woods 51.9765
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 10

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)
Mon Mar 01 00:00:00 UTC 1999
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2015
 
Date of Standard data form update Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2015

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