Spur-thighed Tortoise (Testudo Graeca)
RANGE: E Balklands south of Danube to Macedonia, European Turkey, Islands of Thasos, Samothrace, Euboa & Sicily, Italy, S. Spain, N Africa, Asia Minor & Middle East to Iran.
Doñana National & Natural Park. Huelva Province, Andalusia. SPAIN
1969 - Set up as a National Park
1981 - Biosphere Reserve
1982 - Wetland of International Importance, Ramsar
1985 - Special Protection Area for Birds
1994 - World Heritage Site, UNESCO.
The marshlands in particular are a very important area for the migration, breeding and wintering of European and African birds. It is also an area of old cultures, traditions and human uses - most of which are still in existance.
- Pete Oxford/ Wild Wonders of Europe, +46 8-583 518 31, email@example.com, www.wild-wonders.com
- Image Size
- 2832x4256 / 6.6MB
- Contained in galleries
- Coto Donana, Spain