Welcome to the ABS Article Archives

Our archives contain all articles written by members and friends of the Society.  Most of the articles will also have been published in our member’s quarterly magazine ‘Birds of Andalucía’.  The subjects are mostly related to birds, but other areas of general interest, fauna and flora are also included.
For our member’s convenience the archives have been arranged in indexes so that topics of interest can be found more easily.

Adding to our Archives
We are fortunate to have in our midst a number of members who enjoy producing articles of interest for publication.  If you, like them, would care to donate an article for inclusion in our archive’s library, please send your copy by email attachment to the Society (abs.sociedad@gmail.com) clearly stating your name and contact details.  We will accredit your name for any published articles on this website or our quarterly magazine.  We hope all authors interested in the Society will help to create to this ever improving and growing resource.

All articles appearing on this website © Andalucía Bird Society.  All rights reserved.

Helping a wild bird in need

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About Birds

Short-eared Owl
The all star cast of our winter bird show lights-up our scene and warms body and soul. Wherever you go birding in Andalucía you can marvel at the spectacle of new discoveries and the wonders of the familiar. Who doesn’t ...
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Firecrest
It is a time of year when a winter's Sun casts a golden veil across my landscape and deepening shadows soften the rugged mountains. Temperatures rise and fall under clear skies producing patchworks of white and green on grassy slopes ...
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Snow Bunting
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis makes an appearance as we enter our winter. Seems appropriate to me and also somewhat surprising. These birds are highly social during the winter so an appearance by a single bird is doubly unexpected. Our bird ...
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Birding Sites

 When we drive along the A92 motorway north of the province of Malaga, next to the town of Fuente de Piedra, we discover a floodplain surrounded by an agricultural landscape dominated by olive groves: the lagoon of Fuente de Piedra ...
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andalucia---natural-parks
Andalucía, the southern most point of the Iberian Peninsula, is the second largest of the autonomous communities in Spain and it contains 8 provinces.  It covers nearly 9 million hectares, an area larger than Scotland and almost as large as ...
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osuna3
Since ancient times wetlands have been considered as worthless areas of standing water and also sources of infection. This idea is very unrealistic, since wetlands are ecosystems of great biodiversity despite occupying a small part of the earth's surface. Wetlands ...
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Comparative Field Guide

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Conservation

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Flowers

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Insects

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Interviews

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My Local Patch

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Photography

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Surveys

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Visit Reports

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Various

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