Muntanyes d'Artà

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES0000227)
  • Under Birds Directive and Habitats Directive
  • Since July 2000
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Illes Balears (ES53)
  • Surface area: 147 km2 (14705.30 ha)
  • Marine area: 38%
  • Located in Mediterranean and Marine Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 18 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 28 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (18)
Species group Number
Birds 12
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 1
Reptiles 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1120 Posidonia beds (Posidonion oceanicae) 3987
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 147.034
1240 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Mediterranean coasts with endemic Limonium spp 147.034
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 147.034
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 147.034
1510 Mediterranean salt steppes (Limonietalia) 147.034
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 147.034
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 147.034
2190 Humid dune slacks 0
2210 Crucianellion maritimae fixed beach dunes 147.034
2230 Malcolmietalia dune grasslands 147.034
2240 Brachypodietalia dune grasslands with annuals 588.135
2260 Cisto-Lavenduletalia dune sclerophyllous scrubs 147.034
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 147.034
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 147.034
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 147.034
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 147.034
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 2352.54
5430 Endemic phryganas of the Euphorbio-Verbascion 5.58728
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 147.034
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 147.034
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 147.034
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 147.034
8310 Caves not open to the public 147.034
8330 Submerged or partially submerged sea caves 0
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 147.034
9320 Olea and Ceratonia forests 3130.35
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 147.034

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)
March 2006
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
July 2000
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
July 2006
Date of Standard data form update October 2019

Interactive map

Other resources

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