Costa Brava de Tramuntana

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ES5310127)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since July 2000
  • Country: Spain
  • Administrative region: Illes Balears (ES53)
  • Surface area: 83 km2 (8326.87 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 99 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 22 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (99)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Birds 84
Flowering Plants 4
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 7
Mosses & Liverworts 1
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1150 Coastal lagoons 83.8023
1240 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Mediterranean coasts with endemic Limonium spp 83.8023
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 83.8023
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 83.8023
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 83.8023
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 335.209
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 83.8023
5230 Arborescent matorral with Laurus nobilis 83.8023
5320 Low formations of Euphorbia close to cliffs 83.8023
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 5111.94
5430 Endemic phryganas of the Euphorbio-Verbascion 0.335209
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 167.605
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 83.8023
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 83.8023
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 83.8023
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 83.8023
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 83.8023
8310 Caves not open to the public 83.8023
91B0 Thermophilous Fraxinus angustifolia woods 83.8023
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 83.8023
9320 Olea and Ceratonia forests 723.214
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 83.8023

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)
July 2000
  • 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 October 2019

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