Sierra de Alcaraz y Segura y cañones del Segura y del Mundo

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES4210008)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1997
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Castilla-La Mancha (ES42)
  • Surface area: 1749 km2 (174881.13 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 20 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 24 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (20)
Species group Number
Birds 12
Invertebrates 3
Mammals 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1520 Iberian gypsum vegetation (Gypsophiletalia) 1748.81
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 1748.81
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 1748.81
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 20985.7
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 1748.81
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 1748.81
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 1748.81
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 1748.81
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 1748.81
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 3497.62
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1748.81
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 1748.81
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 1748.81
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 1748.81
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1748.81
8310 Caves not open to the public 1748.81
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 1748.81
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 1748.81
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 5246.43
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 6995.24
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 10492.9
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 24483.4
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 36725
9560 Endemic forests with Juniperus spp 1748.81

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)
December 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date of Standard data form update December 2000

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