Sierras de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (100)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Birds 68
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 4
Invertebrates 8
Mammals 13
Reptiles 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1430 Halo-nitrophilous scrubs (Pegano-Salsoletea) 197
1510 Mediterranean salt steppes (Limonietalia) 13
1520 Iberian gypsum vegetation (Gypsophiletalia) 139
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 2
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 2
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 1
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 16
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 65
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 31568
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 26776
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 1066
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 9752
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 14567
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 55846
6310 Dehesas with evergreen Quercus spp 4511
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 966
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.76
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 0.76
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 49
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 8
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 272
8310 Caves not open to the public 167
91B0 Thermophilous Fraxinus angustifolia woods 113
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 8
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 2101.22
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 8394
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 227
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 156
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 370
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 11529
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 1151

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 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
July 2006
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) December 2017
Date of Standard data form update February 2018

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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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