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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (62)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 40
Fishes 2
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 7
Mammals 8
Reptiles 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 78
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 78
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 782
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 391
4030 European dry heaths 16418
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 3909
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 9381
5120 Mountain Cytisus purgans formations 782
6140 Siliceous Pyrenean Festuca eskia grasslands 782
6160 Oro-Iberian Festuca indigesta grasslands 3127
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 4691
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 782
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 782
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 782
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 78
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 782
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 3909
7110 Active raised bogs 8
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 8
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 8
7230 Alkaline fens 8
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 1564
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 391
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 782
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 391
8310 Caves not open to the public 8
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 5473
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 391
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 20326
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 391
9560 Endemic forests with Juniperus spp 782
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 8

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)
October 2000
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
January 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date of Standard data form update July 2004

Interactive map

The interactive map of EUNIS sites is currently under development. Meanwhile, use for example European protected areas viewer below. To activate and deactivate the Natura 2000 layer or the Nationally designated areas layer, please go to Layers at the right side of the top menu bar. Other relevant map viewers are listed below in Other resources panel.

Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
Protected planet map viewer Interactive map showing the World Database on Protected Areas
European protected sites map viewer Simple interactive map showing Natura 2000 sites and Nationally designated areas
Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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