Valle de Iruelas

Quick facts

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (110)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 91
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 6
Reptiles 4

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 1.46
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 646.97
5120 Mountain Cytisus purgans formations 891.15
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 336.57
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 34.8
6160 Oro-Iberian Festuca indigesta grasslands 211.75
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 9.15
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 105.35
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 2.43
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 21.02
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 318.2
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 150.17
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 14.95
91B0 Thermophilous Fraxinus angustifolia woods 155.31
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 146.96
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 726.8
9260 Castanea sativa woods 72.53
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 31.44
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 5.8
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 6.03
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 874.83

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)
April 1991
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
January 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) September 2015
Date of Standard data form update October 2015

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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