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Antlion, the monster of the sands

Antlions are insects belonging to the order Neuroptera. They are not true ants, although their small larvae that can reach 1...

Lynx at Ajolí Bridge

Look who was giving us access to the Park last June 1st. A male Lynx yawning quietly after drinking in the...

Pintail sandgrouse, a beauty out of this world

There is no bird sighting better than pintail sandgrouse in Doñana, from my point of view. Well, ok, a good...

José A. Valverde Heronry

The rain we had recently have flooded large areas of the marshes and that is encouraging more and more birds...

It came, it changed

A total of 160 mm of rain accumulated during a few days last week have changed everything in Doñana very quickly....

Nightjar, one of our lesser known birds

This bizarre nocturnal birds with huge mouths, large moustaches and sorrowful eyes begin to return from their winter quarters in...

Snakefly, a living fossil

You have to fine tune your eyesight to locate one of these strange creatures; perched on a leaf of a mastic tree, the...

Migration time in Doñana

Migration keep coming through Doñana these warm days of spring with scattered showers and skies beautifully decorated with white clouds...

Beautiful Doñana in a dry spring

Even in a dry spring like this one, Doñana offer great birding opportunities, beautiful landscapes and an overall very good experience...

El Rocío wildlife

The village of El Rocío support a whole range of wild animals. None of them is dangerous. They tend to...

Some come, others go

It was cold when we started at 7:30 but sunny and warm at the end of the tour around 14:15....

Spring flowers in Doñana

Spring is here, no doubt, we have only to look at our fields and our skies and see how the...

What a local guide is good for

I like my job, I love it, and these days I feel especially grateful to be able to enjoy Doñana’s...

A ghost army

Spring announces its near arrival to Doñana, or perhaps we should say that it is already here; day by day...

Looking my birds through different eyes

Ingrid and Georg, keen birdwatchers just arrived from Canada, were willing to face our birds, most new for them. That...

Doñana Summer 2014

Spring is gone and with it one of the most splendid times of the year in Doñana National Park. Now...

Cranes are back in Doñana

Weather is just perfect: sunny and warm, about 25ºC, ideal to go out and explore the area for birds, insects,...

Winter tide in Doñana’s marshes

Streams of Coto del Rey are still running strong, keeping the fords flooded and water in the marshes continues to...

The wind helper

A cold and sunny winter day, next to a reed bed in the rice fields of Doñana, a light breeze...

Winter, time for photography in Doñana

Winter brings new birds to settle our marshes and inspire our forests, it also brings some unpleasant days in which...

Eagle on a diet

Doñana’s forests and marshes look beautiful under our warm sun light. Creamy sand and green meadows contrast perfectly with our...

Doñana’s life moves out

Raptor migration is nearly over in Doñana but we managed to see to today a nice osprey resting on an...

Small migration

Vultures, Short-toed Eagles, Booted Eagles, Montagu’s Harriers, Hobbies and Lesser Kestrels keep on passing through Doñana these days on their...

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