ABS Donation to the Montagu’s Harrier Project 2022

ABS are pleased to present this year’s Montagu’s Harrier project reports, the first an interim report followed by a summary at the project’s end. In total we have donated over 10,000 euro to this project (2,000 for 2022) and are extremely proud to be associated … Continue readingABS Donation to the Montagu’s Harrier Project 2022

ABS Donation to Save our Swifts

  We are delighted to announce we have donated 500 euro to support the ‘Save our Swifts’ project here in Andalucía. Thanks to our members for their very generous donations. Funds were received at field meetings throughout the year from members and another display of … Continue readingABS Donation to Save our Swifts

Swift – The Bird of the Wind

Andalusia is packed full of beautiful towns and mountain villages usually surrounded by a pristine natural habitat and full of old-world romance. The Arab whitewashed hamlets of the south where an enchanting world of Moorish charm awaits visitors who travel off the beaten path. These … Continue readingSwift – The Bird of the Wind

The Barn Owl Project – Proyec-tyto Alba 2021

During 2020 a new hacking campaign could not be carried out in the Sierras Subbéticas due to bureaucratic problems, attributed to COVID-19 and other causes that, as it is said in el Quijote, “… whose name I do not want to remember”. However, during the year of … Continue readingThe Barn Owl Project – Proyec-tyto Alba 2021

2021 conservation campaign for Montagu’s Harrier in La Janda

The beautiful Montagu’s harrier is an emblematic bird of warm open spaces like extensive grassland, heath and steppe. Like many species associated with this habitat its population is declining. In Western Europe around 70% of the breeding population relies on agricultural land, making it vulnerable … Continue reading2021 conservation campaign for Montagu’s Harrier in La Janda

Proyecto Vencejos – Campaign results as of 31 of August 2021

During 2021 against wind and Covid-19, the SGHN was very happy to present a new bird conservation project. The name, Proyecto Vencejos, being “vencejos” the Spanish word for swifts, is a volunteer program aimed at the active protection of swifts through hand-rearing and rehabilitation of … Continue readingProyecto Vencejos – Campaign results as of 31 of August 2021

Global Bird Weekend – Join ABS Team for this event

We are proud, as a Society, to be once again supporting Global Birding for their upcoming ‘Global Bird Weekend’. The event for 2021 is in support of Birdlife International’s appeal for their project to protect wetlands and migratory birds, an extremely important conservation project for … Continue readingGlobal Bird Weekend – Join ABS Team for this event

Proyecto Vencejos – a swift project by the Sociedad Gaditana de Historia Natural

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 readingProyecto Vencejos – a swift project by the Sociedad Gaditana de Historia Natural