Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES0000482)
  • Under Birds Directive
  • Since December 1990
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Comunidad Foral de Navarra (ES22)
  • Surface area: 85 km2 (8463.97 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 31 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 (31)
Species group Number
Birds 21
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 5
Mosses & Liverworts 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 0.249
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 0.006
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 0.061
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 86.537
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 633.319
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 172.083
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 590.099
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 126.72
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 0.91
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 5.8
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 0.258
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.01
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 0.139
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 27.283
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.01
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 434.623
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 208.229
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 70.063
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 154.252
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 26.29
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 12.56
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 1623.24
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 0.01

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)
December 1990
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Not under Habitats directive
Date of Standard data form update August 2017

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