Sierra Norte de Sevilla

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (50)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 29
Fishes 4
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 11
Reptiles 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 2.39
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 43.82
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 1.8
4030 European dry heaths 940.13
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 24.36
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 328.69
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 6682.58
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 27939.5
6310 Dehesas with evergreen Quercus spp 86773.7
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 108.94
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 22.2
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 43.87
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 2.63
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.61
91B0 Thermophilous Fraxinus angustifolia woods 236.28
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 111.35
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 8.39
9260 Castanea sativa woods 567.25
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 7.59
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 1052.38
9330 Quercus suber forests 4988.78
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 5444.87

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 1989
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 February 2018

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