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Doñana teems again with butterflies

Since 2007, from March to October, technicians from Doñana’s Biodiversity Monitoring Group (ICTS-RBD) perform regular surveys of butterflies. The surveys are performed in five different study...

Different frontal colourations in storks (Ciconiidae) reveals short-range visual cues for species recognition

The Ciconiidae family includes 19 extant species distributed in all over the world. While all species are similar in morphotype, with dominant black or white plumage colouration, storks may also...

A good winter for amphibians in Doñana

It has been a great winter for amphibians and it has coincided with the breeding period of most amphibian species. We have detected more than 7,000 individuals of 11 species found in Doñana, of...

The specialized diet of fish and birds can make them vulnerable to river degradation

A study carried out by the Doñana Biological Station, along with British research institutes, has analyzed the diet of fish, such as brown trout and Atlantic salmon, and of river birds, such as...

Interactions between plants and animals allows species to survive

A study from the EBD-CSIC and the UCA experimentally proves that the way species interact determines the way they coexist
Results indicates that any change introduced in an ecosystem radically...