Sierras de Talayuelas y Aliaguilla

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES4230002)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1997
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Castilla-La Mancha (ES42)
  • Surface area: 77 km2 (7721.40 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 18 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (18)
Species group Number
Birds 16
Invertebrates 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1520 Iberian gypsum vegetation (Gypsophiletalia) 4.77
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 1.51
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 1.51
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 7.01
4030 European dry heaths 865.22
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 0.01
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 81.65
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 6.05
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 0
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 219.51
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 4.76
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 11.46
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 0
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 0.71
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 17.36
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 3.02
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 69.42
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 0.29
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 1.5
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 58.04
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 26.19
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 30.66
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 637.52
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 3976.46

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
July 2006
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2015
Date of Standard data form update June 2021

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