Sierra de Las Nieves

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (35)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 29
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 1
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 3.04
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 0.95
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 5
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 242.52
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 4423.4
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 422.21
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 362.45
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 6892.94
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 156.81
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 7643.23
6310 Dehesas with evergreen Quercus spp 1449.18
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 60.34
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 2.66
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 2.24
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 112.84
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 238.46
8310 Caves not open to the public 211.56
91B0 Thermophilous Fraxinus angustifolia woods 4.46
9260 Castanea sativa woods 0.6
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 22.33
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 73.84
9330 Quercus suber forests 925.89
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 339.26
9520 Abies pinsapo forests 887.67
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 588.65

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)
Tue Oct 01 00:00:00 UTC 2002
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
Mon Dec 01 00:00:00 UTC 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Sat Jul 01 00:00:00 UTC 2006
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) Sat Sep 01 00:00:00 UTC 2012
 
Date of Standard data form update Wed Feb 01 00:00:00 UTC 2017

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