Sierra de la Tesla-Valdivielso

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES4120094)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since August 2000
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Castilla y León (ES41)
  • Surface area: 254 km2 (25424.47 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 15 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 28 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (15)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 6
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.02
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 3.4
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 27.64
4030 European dry heaths 618.68
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 3832.37
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 1590.95
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 7.42
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 21.72
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 5.15
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 299.57
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 0.21
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 49.26
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 36.92
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 75.57
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.06
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 112.11
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 104.23
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 19.64
8310 Caves not open to the public 254
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 174.85
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 10.7
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 158.57
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 32.65
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 4181.65
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 307.14
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 2378.67
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 5928.88
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 1.5

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)
August 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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