Kids day out in Donana National ParkTagged as outdoor, nature
Calle del Almonte
21730 Almonte, Spain
About Donana National Park
The Parque Nacional de Donana is one of Europe's most important wetland reserves and a major site for migrating birds. It is an immense area; the parque itself and surrounding parque natural or Entorno de Donana (a protected buffer zone) amount to over 1,300 sq km in the provinces of Huelva, Sevilla and Cadiz. It is internationally for recognised for its great ecological wealth. Donana has become a key centre in the world of conservationism.
Donana is well known for its enormous variety of bird species, either permanent residents, winter visitors from north and central Europe or summer visitors from Africa, like its numerous types of geese and colourful colonies of flamingo. It has one of the world's largest colonies of Spanish imperial eagles. The park as a whole comprises three distinct kinds of ecosystem: the marismas, the Mediterranean scrublands and the coastal mobile dunes with their beaches.