Dehesas with evergreen Quercus spp
A characteristic landscape of the south-western quadrant of the Iberian peninsula in which crops, pasture land or Meso-Mediterranean arborescent matorral, in juxtaposition or rotation, are shaded by a fairly closed to very open canopy of native evergreen oaks (Quercus suber, Quercusilex, Quercus rotundifolia, Quercus coccifera). It is an important habitat of raptors, including the threatened Iberian endemic eagle Aquila adalberti, of the crane Grus grus, of large insects and their predators and of the endangered felid *Lynx pardinus.
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 6310)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Habitat type||Not priority|
|Natura 2000 sites||350 are designated for this habitat type|
EU conservation status
Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Species scientific name||English common name||Species group|
|Aquila adalberti||Spanish Imperial Eagle||Birds|
|Lynx pardinus||Iberian lynx||Mammals|
|Quercus coccifera||Flowering Plants|
|Quercus ilex||Flowering Plants|
|Quercus rotundifolia||Flowering Plants|
|Quercus suber||Flowering Plants|