ZEPA Montes de Toledo

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES0000093)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since October 1989
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Castilla-La Mancha (ES42)
  • Surface area: 2180 km2 (218013.23 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 48 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (48)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 33
Fishes 6
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 3
Reptiles 3

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 2180.13
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 2180.13
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 2180.13
4030 European dry heaths 26161.6
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 2180.13
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 4360.26
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 2180.13
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 2180.13
6310 Dehesas with evergreen Quercus spp 13080.8
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 2180.13
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 2180.13
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2180.13
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 2180.13
91B0 Thermophilous Fraxinus angustifolia woods 2180.13
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 2180.13
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 15260.9
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 2180.13
9260 Castanea sativa woods 2180.13
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 2180.13
92B0 Riparian formations on intermittent Mediterranean water courses with Rhododendron ponticum, Salix and others 2180.13
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 2180.13
9330 Quercus suber forests 13080.8
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 47962.9
9380 Forests of Ilex aquifolium 0
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 2180.13

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) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update August 2004

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