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

Montagu’s Harrier Conservation – Bucking The Trend

The population of Montagu’s harriers in Tarifa, close to Tahivilla, may be one of the best-studied and informative populations in all of Europe. Since 2004 the members of the Tumbabuey ornithological group have been working hard in the conservation and study of these birds of … Continue readingMontagu’s Harrier Conservation – Bucking The Trend

Montagu’s Harrier Conservation Project in times of COVID-19

This species conservation campaign during 2020 has been marked by the dire consequences of COVID-19 and its restrictions. At the end of March, the new confinement situation forced us to think about alternatives to continue working on the recovery of the Montagu’s harrier. The global … Continue readingMontagu’s Harrier Conservation Project in times of COVID-19

Save the Montagu’s Harrier – Update Autumn 2019

From the environmental failure in the conservation of the Montagu’s Harrier to the successful crossing of the Sahara. The current model of conservation for the Montagu’s Harrier in Andalucía entails a high number of failures during the breeding season. A model based primarily on rescue … Continue readingSave the Montagu’s Harrier – Update Autumn 2019

Save the Montagu’s Harrier – Justification 2018

Our main conservation project and commitment for Montagu’s Harrier had a difficult year due the severe cold and wet spring of 2018. Planted crops suffered, spaces made suitable for breeding pairs suffered and hence the number of successful pairs was much reduced. It was an … Continue readingSave the Montagu’s Harrier – Justification 2018