Valles altos del Nansa y Saja y Alto Campoo

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES1300021)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since July 2001
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Cantabria (ES13)
  • Surface area: 511 km2 (51068.44 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 24 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 27 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 (24)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Ferns 3
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 6
Mammals 12
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) 0.77
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 5.74
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 5.12
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 2949.56
4030 European dry heaths 12234
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 945.38
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 2958.98
5120 Mountain Cytisus purgans formations 6.72
6160 Oro-Iberian Festuca indigesta grasslands 143.27
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 860.04
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 22.21
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 366.64
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 0.44
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1.55
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 19.54
7130 Blanket bogs (* if active bog) 62.36
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 19.82
7230 Alkaline fens 50.22
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 120.76
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 337.88
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 41.94
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 7165.53
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 123.24
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 33.65
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 343.55
9260 Castanea sativa woods 42.98
9380 Forests of Ilex aquifolium 446.16

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)
July 2001
  • 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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