Los Valles - Sur

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES2410001)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since May 2000
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Aragón (ES24)
  • Surface area: 229 km2 (22913.26 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 78 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 27 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (78)
Species group Number
Birds 62
Fishes 2
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 9
Mammals 4

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 85.89
4030 European dry heaths 9.3
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 0
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 90.61
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 0.01
5120 Mountain Cytisus purgans formations 0
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 31.49
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 146.55
6140 Siliceous Pyrenean Festuca eskia grasslands 135.99
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 133.52
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1038.3
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.03
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 0.005
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.055
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 2079.94
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 146.55
7230 Alkaline fens 146.55
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 3.44
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 4.01
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 1345.4
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 3974.53
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 4.27
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 3855.4
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 0
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 498.38
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 60.24

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)
May 2000
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
June 2006
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2010
Date of Standard data form update June 2012

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