A Lynx Looking Straight At The Camera Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

The Unpredictability of Lynx Photography in Spain

Article written by David Miles illustrated with images contributed by Pui Hang Miles.

Why NaturesLens Does Not Currently Offer Lynx Photography Trips in Spain

is dedicated to curating unforgettable wildlife photography experiences for its clients & we have been asked numerous times why we do not offer Lynx Photography Trips to any of the locations we have a relationship with, in . However, after careful consideration & firsthand experiences, we have decided not to offer lynx as a species amongst our portfolio of photography trips in Spain.

A Lynx Approaches The Hides Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

This article will explore the reasons behind this decision & shed light on the challenges of capturing lynx photographs in .

Unpredictability & Challenging Weather

One of the primary factors influencing our decision is the inherent unpredictability of lynx sightings in Spain. Despite the claims made by hide owners, it is exceedingly challenging to guarantee encounters with these elusive creatures.


An Azure Magpie At A Watering Hole Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

A Drinking Woodpecker Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

Even in scorching hot weather, during which photographers may find themselves sweltering inside the hides, the chances of spotting a lynx are minimal.

A Lark Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

Personal Experiences & Limited Sightings

Between & myself we have dedicated significant time & effort in attempting to consistently capture lynx photographs in Spain. However, our personal experiences have been disheartening. Despite spending multiple sessions per day for several days – in one case over a week – we have yet to have had much success.


An Alert Lynx Approaches The Photography Hides Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

In some instances, we did not encounter a single lynx throughout our entire stay. This inconsistency further highlights the challenge of spotting & photographing these magnificent animals.

Fairness & Realistic Expectations

At , fairness & transparency are fundamental to our principles. We firmly believe in offering wildlife photography opportunities that align with our clients' expectations. Given the low probability of sighting lynx in Spain, let alone photographing them, we do not find it fair to promote lynx photography trips under such circumstances.


A Sparrowhawk Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

A Drinking Sparrowhawk Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

A Bathing Sparrowhawk Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

We want to ensure our clients have realistic expectations & the best chance of capturing stunning images during their photography adventures with us.

Consistency & Reliability

To deliver outstanding experiences, we strive to partner with hide owners who can provide consistent & reliable wildlife sightings. Unfortunately, with the current situation in Spain, we have found it challenging to establish a dependable network that can consistently offer the opportunity to photograph lynx.


An Alert Woodpecker Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

We believe in delivering exceptional encounters with wildlife, & until we can find more reliable options, we have decided to refrain from offering lynx photography trips in Spain.

A Beautifully Illuminated Rabbit Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

A Rabbit Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

Our Conclusion

While the allure of photographing lynx in their natural habitat is undeniable, has chosen to offer something other than lynx photography trips in Spain due to the inherent unpredictability & limited sightings. Our commitment to fairness, transparency, & providing exceptional wildlife photography experiences has led us to this decision.


A Sitting Lynx Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

An Alert Lynx Photographed During One Of The Natureslens Lynx Photography Scouting Trips

We appreciate our clients' trust in us, & we want to ensure that their wildlife photography adventures are both rewarding & fruitful. As we explore alternative destinations that offer more reliable opportunities, we remain dedicated to delivering unforgettable experiences that exceed expectations.

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