Hoces del Alto Ebro y Rudrón

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES4120089)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since July 2000
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Castilla y León (ES41)
  • Surface area: 463 km2 (46275.62 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 21 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 32 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (21)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 6
Mammals 8
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.03
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 7.66
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 0.08
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 5.61
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 8.5
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 4.72
4030 European dry heaths 464.29
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 7252.63
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 0.46
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 336.04
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 82.39
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 2162.16
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 181.64
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 9.6
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 37.03
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 14.14
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 420.54
7110 Active raised bogs 2.59
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 6.05
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.52
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 215.09
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 633.18
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.54
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 159.62
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 1335.7
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 10.52
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 509.02
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 2362.97
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 6231.14
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 82.16
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 9927.68
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 1.88

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 2000
  • 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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