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.

About Birds

The Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura leucura - A personal tale by Peter Jones "Wheatear a folk etymology of white and arse, or more simply put ‘white arse’, never was this more appropriate than for this LBJ (Little Black Job) the Black ...
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I have various species of warbler present here at the Finca. Some like the Cetti’s, fan tailed and Sardinian are resident, whilst the Bonelli's and Melodious are summer breeders, still others like the Chiffchaff, Willow, Garden, Reed and Whitethroats are ...
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Bonelli’s Eagle Aquila fasciata has its European stronghold in Andalucía. Rightly it is an iconic species of the region. A medium sized eagle, it is a much sought after and prized species by resident and visiting birders. Here we replicate ...
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Birding Sites

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Although still shown on several road maps Laguna de los Tollos, near El Cuervo on the border between the provinces of Cadiz and Seville, has been largely ignored by birdwatchers visiting SW Spain.  It failed to get a mention in ...
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Jose Antonio Valverde Visitors Centre The Visitor Centre has a reception for information, restrooms, gift shop and vending area. Also free 2 exhibition room and a 12 minutes long audiovisual. Visitors Centre Timetable: (free entrance) 1st of October - 31st ...
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Walking around Mediterranean dominions of Peregrine Falcon and Southeastern Spanish Ibex Facing west and overlooking the sharp Malaga coastline on the limit with the Granada province, the viewpoint on the Cerro Gordo Hill brow offers a picturesque panoramic over the ...
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Comparative Field Guide

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Conservation

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SHORT TERM CUTS - LONG TERM DAMAGE TO EUROPEAN BIODIVERSITY On the occasion of the EUROPARC Federation conference 2010, September 29th- October 2nd,in the Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National Park Italy around 300 international nature conservationists contributed to the Pescasseroli ...
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Wetlands Loss Endangers Birds on African-Eurasian Flyway THE HAGUE, (ENS) – One-third of the critical wetlands that migratory waterbirds need when traveling between Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Central Asia are entirely unprotected, according to the first survey using ...
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Living on the southwest coast in Andalucia certainly has its advantages when you want to go out birding. It doesn’t matter which month you step outside and search across the coastline or valleys of the sierras that almost tumble into ...
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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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