Checklist of the birds of Western Doñana

Common nameScientific nameStatus
Greater White-fronted GooseAnser albifronsW-
Greylag GooseAnser anserW+,S-
Common ShelduckTadorna tadornaW-
Eurasian WigeonMareca penelopeW-
GadwallMareca streperaY+
Common TealAnas creccaW+
MallardAnas platyrhynchosY+
Northern PintailAnas acutaW+
GarganeySpatula querquedulaM-
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeataS-,W+
Marbled DuckMarmaronetta angustirostrisW-
Red-crested PochardNetta rufinaY+
Common PochardAythya ferinaY+
Ferruginous DuckAythya nyrocaY-
Tufted DuckAythya fuligulaW-
Common ScoterMelanitta nigraW-
Red-legged PartridgeAlectoris rufaY-
Common QuailCoturnix coturnixS-
Cory's ShearwaterCalonectris diomedeaY-
Balearic ShearwaterPuffinus mauretanicusY-
European Storm-PetrelHydrobates pelagicusM-
Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollisY+
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatusY+
Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollisY-
Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseusY+
Black StorkCiconia nigraW-
White StorkCiconia ciconiaY+
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusY+
Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodiaY+
Little BitternIxobrychus minutusS+,W-
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticoraxY+
Squacco HeronArdeola ralloidesS+,W-
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisY+
Little EgretEgretta garzettaY+
Great EgretEgretta albaS-,W+
Grey HeronArdea cinereaY+
Purple HeronArdea purpureaS+
Northern GannetMorus bassanusW-
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carboS-,W+
OspreyPandion haliaetusW-
Black-shouldered KiteElanus caeruleusW-
Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterusM-
European Honey BuzzardPernis apivorusM-
Eurasian Griffon VultureGyps fulvusY-
Eurasian Black VultureAegypius monachusY-
Short-toed EagleCircaetus gallicusS+
Booted EagleHieraaetus pennataY+
Spanish EagleAquila adalbertiY-
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilisY-
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusY-
Western Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosusY+
Hen HarrierCircus cyaneusW-
Montagu's HarrierCircus pygargusM-
Black KiteMilvus migransS+,W-
Red KiteMilvus milvusS-,W+
Common BuzzardButeo buteoS-,W+
Water RailRallus aquaticusY-
Spotted CrakePorzana porzanaM-
Little CrakePorzana parvaM-
Baillon's CrakePorzana pusillaM-
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrioY+
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropusY+
Eurasian CootFulica atraY+
Red-Knobbed CootFulica cristataY-
Common CraneGrus grusW-
Eurasian Stone-CurlewBurhinus oedicnemusW-
Eurasian OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegusY-
Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopusY+
Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosettaY+
Northern LapwingVanellus vanellusS-,W+
European Golden PloverPluvialis apricariaW-
Grey PloverPluvialis squatarolaS-,W+
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubiusS+,W-
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticulaY-
Kentish PloverCharadrius alexandrinusY-
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusY-
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataW-
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaS-,W+
Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaW-
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpresW-
Red KnotCalidris canutusW-
SanderlingCalidris albaS-,W+
Little StintCalidris minutaM-
Temminck's StintCalidris temminckiiM-
RuffCalidris pugnaxW-
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaM-
DunlinCalidris alpinaS-,W+
Eurasian WoodcockScolopax rusticolaW-
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimusW-
Common SnipeGallinago gallinagoW+
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucosY+
Green SandpiperTringa ochropusY+
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropusM+
Common GreenshankTringa nebulariaW+
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilisM-
Wood SandpiperTringa glareolaM+
Common RedshankTringa totanusS-,W+
Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincolaS+
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusY+
Slender-billed GullChroicocephalus geneiY-
Little GullHydrocoloeus minutusW-
Audouin's GullIchthyaetus audouiniiY-
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscusS-,W+
Yellow-legged GullLarus michahellisY+
Greater Black-backed GullLarus marinusW-
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon niloticaS+
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspiaY-
Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensisS-,W+
Little TernSternula albifronsS-
Common TernSterna hirundoM-
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybridaS+
Black TernChlidonias nigerM-
Pomarine SkuaStercorarius pomarinusM-
Arctic SkuaStercorarius parasiticusW-
Great SkuaStercorarius skuaY-
RazorbillAlca tordaW-
Atlantic PuffinFratercula arcticaM-
Pin-tailed SandgrousePterocles alchataY-
Rock DoveColumba liviaY+
Common WoodpigeonColumba palumbusY+
Eurasian Collared DoveStreptopelia decaoctoY+
European Turtle DoveStreptopelia turturS-
Great Spotted CuckooClamator glandariusS-
Common CuckooCuculus canorusS-
Barn OwlTyto albaY-
European Scops OwlOtus scopsS-
Eurasian Eagle OwlBubo buboY-
Tawny OwlStrix alucoY-
Little OwlAthene noctuaY-
European NightjarCaprimulgus europaeusM-
Red-necked NightjarCaprimulgus ruficollisS-
Alpine SwiftTachymarptis melbaM-
Common SwiftApus apusS+
Pallid SwiftApus pallidusS+
European RollerCoracias garrulusM-
Common KingfisherAlcedo atthisY-
European Bee-eaterMerops apiasterS+
Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epopsY+
Eurasian WryneckJynx torquillaM-
Great Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos majorY-
Lesser Spotted WoodpeckerDendrocopos minorY-
Iberian Green WoodpeckerPicus sharpeiY-
Lesser KestrelFalco naumanniS-
Common KestrelFalco tinnunculusY+
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteoM-
PeregrineFalco peregrinusW-
Southern Grey ShrikeLanius meridionalisY+
Woodchat ShrikeLanius senatorS+
Eurasian Golden OrioleOriolus oriolusS+
Eurasian JayGarrulus glandariusY-
Iberian MagpieCyanopica cookiY+
Common MagpiePica picaY+
Western JackdawColoeus monedulaY-
Common RavenCorvus coraxY+
Crested TitLophophanes cristatusY+
Blue TitCyanistes caeruleusY+
Great TitParus majorY+
Eurasian Penduline TitRemiz pendulinusY-
Wood LarkLullula arboreaY-
Eurasian SkylarkAlauda arvensisW-
Crested LarkGalerida cristataY+
Thekla LarkGalerida theklaeY-
Greater Short-toed LarkCalandrella brachydactylaS-
Calandra LarkMelanocorypha calandraY-
Lesser Short-toed LarkAlaudula rufescensY-
Sand MartinRiparia ripariaS+
Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaS+,W-
Eurasian Crag MartinPtyonoprogne rupestrisW-
Common House MartinDelichon urbicumS+,W-
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis dauricaS+
Cetti's WarblerCettia cettiY+
Long-tailed TitAegithalos caudatusY+
Bonelli's WarblerPhylloscopus bonelliM-
Common ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybitaW+
Iberian ChiffchaffPhylloscopus ibericusS+
Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilusM+
Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenusM-
European Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceusM-
African Reed WarblerAcrocephalus baeticatusS+
Great Reed WarblerAcrocephalus arundinaceusS+
Western Olivaceous WarblerIduna opacaS-+
Melodious WarblerHippolais polyglottaS+
Savi's WarblerLocustella luscinioidesS+
Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidisY+
Dartford WarblerSylvia undataY+
Spectacled WarblerSylvia conspicillataS-
Subalpine WarblerSylvia cantillansM+
Sardinian WarblerSylvia melanocephalaY+
Western Orphean WarblerSylvia hortensisM-
Common WhitethroatSylvia communisM-
Garden WarblerSylvia borinM+
BlackcapSylvia atricapillaY+
FirecrestRegulus ignicapillaY-
Eurasian WrenTroglodytes troglodytesY+
Short-toed TreecreeperCerthia brachydactylaY+
Spotless StarlingSturnus unicolorY+
Common StarlingSturnus vulgarisW+
Common BlackbirdTurdus merulaY+
Song ThrushTurdus philomelosW+
RedwingTurdus iliacusW-
Mistle ThrushTurdus viscivorusW-
Rufous-tailed Scrub RobinCercotrichas galactotesS-
Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striataS-
European RobinErithacus rubeculaW+
Common NightingaleLuscinia megarhynchosS+
BluethroatLuscinia svecicaW+
Pied FlycatcherFicedula hypoleucaM+
Black RedstartPhoenicurus ochrurosW+
Common RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurusM-
WhinchatSaxicola rubetraM-
Common StonechatSaxicola rubicolaY+
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenantheM+
Black-eared WheatearOenanthe hispanicaM-
House SparrowPasser domesticusY+
Spanish SparrowPasser hispaniolensisY-
Eurasian Tree SparrowPasser montanusY+
Common WaxbillEstrilda astrildY+
Yellow WagtailMotacilla flavaS+
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinereaW-
White WagtailMotacilla albaS-,W+
Tawny PipitAnthus campestrisM-
Tree PipitAnthus trivialisM-
Meadow PipitAnthus pratensisW+
Water PipitAnthus spinolettaW-
Common ChaffinchFringilla coelebsY+
HawfinchCoccothraustes coccothraustesW-
Eurasian BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhulaW-
European GreenfinchChloris chlorisY+
Common LinnetLinaria cannabinaY+
European GoldfinchCarduelis carduelisY+
European SerinSerinus serinusY+
European SiskinSpinus spinusW-
Cirl BuntingEmberiza cirlusY-
Rock BuntingEmberiza ciaW-
Ortolan BuntingEmberiza hortulanaM-
Common Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclusW-
Corn BuntingEmberiza calandraY+

Y: Species present all year round.

S: Species present during the breeding period.

W: Species present during the non-breeding period.

M: Species present during their migration.


+: easy to see in that period.

: difficult to see in that period.


The taxonomic order follows the IOC World Bird List.

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