Hoces del Cabriel, Guadazaón y ojos de Moya

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES4230013)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since January 2001
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Castilla-La Mancha (ES42)
  • Surface area: 633 km2 (63296.20 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 17 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 (17)
Species group Number
Birds 11
Fishes 3
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1520 Iberian gypsum vegetation (Gypsophiletalia) 1898.89
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 632.96
4030 European dry heaths 4430.73
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 632.96
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 632.96
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 1898.89
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 632.96
6160 Oro-Iberian Festuca indigesta grasslands 632.96
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 632.96
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 632.96
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 632.96
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 632.96
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 632.96
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 632.96
8310 Caves not open to the public 632.96
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 632.96
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 632.96
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 632.96
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 632.96
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 632.96
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 632.96
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 5063.7
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 28483.3
9560 Endemic forests with Juniperus spp 632.96

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)
January 2001
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date of Standard data form update May 2004

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