Montaña oriental

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES1300002)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1997
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Cantabria (ES13)
  • Surface area: 217 km2 (21689.82 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 18 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 24 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (18)
Species group Number
Ferns 2
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 10
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3110 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) 0.43
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 0.41
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 0.04
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 0.08
4030 European dry heaths 4227.7
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 71.5
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 377.98
5230 Arborescent matorral with Laurus nobilis 0.44
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 2061.78
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 14.84
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.29
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 8.22
7130 Blanket bogs (* if active bog) 4.44
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 39.33
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.1
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 6.4
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2071.51
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.46
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 376.18
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 25.58
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 23.05
9260 Castanea sativa woods 11.97
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 897.79
9380 Forests of Ilex aquifolium 1.47

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) Not under Birds directive
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
December 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2019
 
Date of Standard data form update September 2012

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