TUMBABUEY and the conservation of Lesser Kestrels in Cádiz

It has been 14 years since we started the conservation of Lesser Kestrels in Cádiz. Coincidentally, in March 2008, a member of our association climbed the tower of the San Isidro Labrador Parish Church, in Los Barrios, when he noticed the presence of several Lesser … Continue readingTUMBABUEY and the conservation of Lesser Kestrels in Cádiz

Lesser Kestrel – Conservation event Los Barrios (Cádiz)

On April Fools Day, I set off with the great expectation to rendezvous with a great group of people who are not easily fooled when it comes to our feathered friends. My mission, to attend another ABS Field Meeting, but this particular day especially caught … Continue readingLesser Kestrel – Conservation event Los Barrios (Cádiz)

Member’s Day building Common Swift nestboxes – 26th February 2023

Event by Andalucia Bird Society – Caring for Nature Location: Estella del Marques (see map) Date: Sunday 26th February 2023 Public Our Society recently donated €500,00 to the Swift Project (Proyecto Vencejos) in the name of its membership. This sum of money was collected from your … Continue readingMember’s Day building Common Swift nestboxes – 26th February 2023

ABS Supporting Barn Owls with Antonio Pestana

Cabra Field Meeting Afternoon Report During the afternoon of the November field meeting in the Cabra area, we had a very interesting presentation in a beautiful location and we were all looking forward to listening to our friend and ABS member Antonio Pestana. Project Alba, … Continue readingABS Supporting Barn Owls with Antonio Pestana

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