Donana National Park
Each one of them has a different fauna and flora. Throughout the park, packed with important and interesting biodiversity, inhabit 875 species of plants, 360 species of birds, of which 127 are reproduced usually in Doñana, 37 of land mammals, 20 of freshwater fish, 11 amphibians and 21 reptiles. And among these species there are some endangered: 6 plants, 11 birds, 1 mammal, 4 fish, and 1 reptile. There are two of them which are endangered species: Iberian lynx (Lynx pardina) and imperial eagle (Aquila adalberti).
Due to its privileged geographical situation between two continents and its proximity to the meeting point of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the Strait of Gibraltar, in Donana you can observe more than 300 different species of birds a year, to be a place of step, breeding and wintering grounds for thousands of them (aquatic and terrestrial) European and African. Waterfowl rest here throughout Western Europe, with countless species in the wetlands and surrounding area from Africa and Europe.
In Donana, you will have the opportunity to enjoy unspoilt beaches and lagoons and watch birds and mammals in a spectacular sunset on the marshes as well as watch the typical movement of wetland horses. More info here.
Birds are one of the most distinctive images of Doñana. Highlight the graylag goose, mallard, flamingo, commont egret, heron, shoveler, mallard duck, pochard, little grebe, common pochards, coot, purple gallinules, bittern, sandpipers, white-headed duck, common ferruginous duck, common teal, egrets, surface, the snowy, squacco heron, black stork, common stork, sarus crane, clypeata. Without forgetting the presence of a number of birds of prey such as the marsh harrier, booted eagle, owl, black kite or doves can also be found, black kite, griffon vulture, eagle owl, short-toed eagle, booted eagle, still some of these – like that The imperial eagle – endangered species.
As for mammals, their abundance and diversity is represented, in addition to the endangered Iberian lynx, for deer, fallow deer, wild boar, roe deer, mongoose, polecat, fox, rabbit, genet, dormice and hare, without forgetting wild horses and mares, who spend most of the year in the marshes.