Montes Obarenes

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (132)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 113
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 4
Mammals 7
Reptiles 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 4.5
4030 European dry heaths 149.77
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 4644.38
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 1771.45
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 4574.5
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 4.3
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 193.64
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 732.07
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 397.74
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 18.42
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 4.31
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 30.22
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 435.21
8310 Caves not open to the public 431
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 5.5
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 1700.77
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 21.55
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 89.79
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 69.56
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 4240.18
9260 Castanea sativa woods 2.04
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 143.91
9330 Quercus suber forests 119.97
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 2486.6
9380 Forests of Ilex aquifolium 4.31
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 44.27
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 3.03

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) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
October 2000
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) September 2015
Date of Standard data form update October 2015

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Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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