Almenara-Moreras-Cabo Cope

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES0000261)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since March 2001
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Región de Murcia (ES62)
  • Surface area: 222 km2 (22201.21 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 50 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 23 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (50)
Species group Number
Birds 43
Mammals 5
Reptiles 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0.9492
1240 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Mediterranean coasts with endemic Limonium spp 6.669
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 2.4067
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 0.0647
1430 Halo-nitrophilous scrubs (Pegano-Salsoletea) 61.3716
1510 Mediterranean salt steppes (Limonietalia) 20.1756
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 0.0602
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 21.3171
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 1.9686
3290 Intermittently flowing Mediterranean rivers of the Paspalo-Agrostidion 4.1802
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 968.372
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 569.382
5220 Arborescent matorral with Zyziphus 525.308
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 6548.84
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 736.449
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 2309.12
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 12.2469
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 1.9686
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 3.1324
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2780.49
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 0.3161
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 45.2785
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 14.3016

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 2001
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update June 2018

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