Serres del Montsec, Sant Mamet i Mitjana

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (37)
Species group Number
Birds 24
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 10

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1520 Iberian gypsum vegetation (Gypsophiletalia) 1
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.1
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 27.5
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 159.608
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 1
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 1
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 1
4030 European dry heaths 1.57038
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 158.109
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 1691.57
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 45.5241
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 682.464
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 4.51878
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 211.195
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 243.781
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 2.9
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 9.86527
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 28.1193
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1104.84
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 35.2351
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 54.4821
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 22.9715
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 18.1839
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 1712.64
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 103.874
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 0.1
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 9141.02
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 271.713
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 38.5841
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 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)
March 2005
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) November 2014
Date of Standard data form update December 2014

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