The Andalucia Bird Society involves itself directly in a number of conservation projects within our region. We proudly support these projects financially to the tune of thousands of euros. In addition we provide logistical, technical, scientific and professional assistance where required. These are not ‘our’ … Continue readingConservation and your Society
Montagu’s Harrier Project Aguiluzo Cenizo, the Montagu’s Harrier project, there has been a 100% increase in the number of protected nests. There are good numbers of chicks in the hacking project, the book on Sacapuntas (a female raised by the project) was published and she … Continue readingABS Conservation News and Update
La ABS tiene el orgullo de apoyar el “Proyecto Vencejos”, cuyo objetivo principal es la recuperación de vencejos caídos de nidos, así como la colocación de cajas nido para compensar la pérdida de lugares naturales de nidificación en la provincia de Cádiz. Se trata de un … Continue readingProyecto Vencejos
ABS are proud to be supporting ‘Proyecto Vencejos’ which aims to support the recuperation of stranded swift species and also provide nest boxes to assist in restoring lost nesting sites throughout Cadiz Province. It is an immensely important work as these birds are under threat … Continue readingSaving our Swifts!
The Andalucía Bird Society. Love and appreciate nature? At last, you can join like-minded nature lovers by joining the regional bird society and enjoy amazing benefits for a real value for money membership. The Society run monthly field meetings across the region free to members … Continue readingSharing your love for nature – Join us.
As spring approaches our birding lives are dominated by one thing – migration. Migration is a physically demanding time, and the birds must have stored enough fat (energy) for them to make it through to their breeding grounds. Many of these birds will stop and … Continue readingABS and Conservation
“The following article is written by two of our Spanish colleagues and ABS Members, who are actively involved in the conservation of this wonderful and important place. With the assistance and experience of our Patron, Tim Appleton, we at the Andalucía Bird Society are committed … Continue readingThe Rise and Fall (and Rise Again) of La Janda
A new, non-organisational, shorebird monitoring program has been launched for the Eurasian region. The Eurasian Shorebirds Survey (ESS) aims to establish a long-term program for monitoring population changes of migratory shorebirds and to identify their most important stopover and wintering sites. The survey will start … Continue readingEurasian Shorebird Survey (ESS)
MONTAGU’S HARRIER CONSERVATION PROJECT – La Janda Area On a very hot day, 25 members came together for our first field meeting since lockdown, and we were treated to a very special sight, but more of that later. We met in Apollo 11 in the … Continue readingABS Field Meeting June 20th 2020
One of life’s greatest pleasures is being able to help bird conservation efforts here in Andalucía. I am so grateful to our members at the Andalucía Bird Society for their continuing support towards our conservation projects. 2020 sees the Society contributing to: ‘Saving the Montagu’s … Continue readingConservation and ABS