Los Valles

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES0000137)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since January 1993
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Aragón (ES24)
  • Surface area: 320 km2 (31989.72 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 94 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 27 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (94)
Species group Number
Birds 73
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 8
Mammals 10
Mosses & Liverworts 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 24.3
4030 European dry heaths 84.92
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 223.12
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 127.29
5120 Mountain Cytisus purgans formations 86.62
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 124.4
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 66.23
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.19
6140 Siliceous Pyrenean Festuca eskia grasslands 4592.52
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 5483.6
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 3498.68
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.065
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 0.005
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1.16
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 153
7230 Alkaline fens 53.57
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 0
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 0
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 750.72
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 84.4
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 2725.08
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 3815.5
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 156.27
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 143.6
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 4.14
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 794.93

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)
January 1993
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update June 2012

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Other resources

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