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Serra Cavallera

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES5120003)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since November 1996
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Cataluña (ES51)
  • Surface area: 62 km2 (6186.02 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine biogeographical region
  • It protects 47 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 28 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (47)
Species group Number
Birds 30
Fishes 1
Invertebrates 7
Mammals 9

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 4.369
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 0.92
4030 European dry heaths 335.171
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 0.963
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 216.801
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.01
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 414.241
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 1424.47
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 64.282
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 1.338
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 0.1
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 10.865
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 125.716
6520 Mountain hay meadows 70.218
7230 Alkaline fens 0.4
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 5.652
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 1.7
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 82.934
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 4.699
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 0.1
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 57.412
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 401.452
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 219.552
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 28.099
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 39.547
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 69.141
9430 Subalpine and montane Pinus uncinata forests (* if on gypsum or limestone) 29.357

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)
November 1996
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2003
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) December 2013
 
Date of Standard data form update June 2021

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