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Quick facts

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (200)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 173
Ferns 1
Fishes 6
Flowering Plants 7
Mammals 7
Mosses & Liverworts 1
Reptiles 4

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1130 Estuaries 820.47
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 1022.63
1150 Coastal lagoons 8836.97
1170 Reefs 0.003
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 284.61
1240 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Mediterranean coasts with endemic Limonium spp 24.24
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 972.23
1320 Spartina swards (Spartinion maritimae) 316.04
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 50.57
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 5242.62
1510 Mediterranean salt steppes (Limonietalia) 201.66
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 0.003
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 433.92
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 1111.41
2150 Atlantic decalcified fixed dunes (Calluno-Ulicetea) 4087.55
2190 Humid dune slacks 430.09
2230 Malcolmietalia dune grasslands 2876.87
2250 Coastal dunes with Juniperus spp 1778.74
2260 Cisto-Lavenduletalia dune sclerophyllous scrubs 13577.9
2270 Wooded dunes with Pinus pinea and/or Pinus pinaster 14321.1
3110 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) 78.15
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 3443.99
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 136.3
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 304.5
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 664.15
3290 Intermittently flowing Mediterranean rivers of the Paspalo-Agrostidion 7.94
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 1.78
4030 European dry heaths 0.57
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 140.18
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 909.02
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 1050.17
6310 Dehesas with evergreen Quercus spp 779.33
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 144.91
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 214.93
91B0 Thermophilous Fraxinus angustifolia woods 77.58
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 188.96
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 721.42
9330 Quercus suber forests 146.67
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 0.93

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)
September 1987
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
December 2003
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) September 2012
Date of Standard data form update October 2020

Interactive map

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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