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Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES2410006)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since January 1997
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Aragón (ES24)
  • Surface area: 98 km2 (9775.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 8 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 (8)
Species group Number
Invertebrates 4
Mammals 2
Mosses & Liverworts 1
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 5.54
4030 European dry heaths 36.36
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 107.37
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 159.57
6140 Siliceous Pyrenean Festuca eskia grasslands 1687.32
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 1061.45
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 602.74
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.1
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 3.11
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 16.64
7230 Alkaline fens 0.15
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 430.31
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 123.45
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 76.89
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 27.67
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
8340 Permanent glaciers 22.16
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 32.22
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 265.56
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 24.29
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 122.87
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 236.94

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)
January 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2003
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) February 2021
Date of Standard data form update June 2012

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