Sierra de las Villuercas y Valle del Guadarranque

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (109)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 80
Fishes 4
Flowering Plants 3
Invertebrates 7
Mammals 11
Reptiles 3

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3110 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) 2.54
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 118.14
4020 Temperate Atlantic wet heaths with Erica ciliaris and Erica tetralix 3.71
4030 European dry heaths 11327.3
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 0.14
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 247.2
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 146.48
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 639.95
6310 Dehesas with evergreen Quercus spp 4917.7
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 1.52
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 7.7
7110 Active raised bogs 1.98
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 0.46
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 3068.63
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2538.77
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 774.96
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.1
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 1199.55
9230 Galicio-Portuguese oak woods with Quercus robur and Quercus pyrenaica 7769.46
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 1136.77
9260 Castanea sativa woods 836.25
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 13.22
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 135.24
9330 Quercus suber forests 3875.01
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 4455.1

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) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
November 2000
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
May 2008
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2015
Date of Standard data form update December 2015

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