Sierra de Codés

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES2200029)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since March 1999
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Comunidad Foral de Navarra (ES22)
  • Surface area: 51 km2 (5055.97 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 35 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 22 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (35)
Species group Number
Birds 25
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 4
Mammals 4

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.18
4030 European dry heaths 57.82
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 0.31
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 398.88
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 13.95
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 28.12
5230 Arborescent matorral with Laurus nobilis 18.23
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.15
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 2.24
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 45.35
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 0.7
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 120.74
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 60.51
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) 1.7
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 404.36
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 1.5
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 126.86
9260 Castanea sativa woods 1.31
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 25.09
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 2496.91
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 0.015

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)
March 1999
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2017
Date of Standard data form update August 2017

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