Serranía de Ronda and surrounds for birding in autumn

It’s amazing just how quickly time seems to flyby. It was only yesterday when summer’s visit painted our skies in the deepest of blue and softened the rough hues of our mountains with shimmering haze. It was only yesterday when Black Kite, Honey Buzzard wheeled … Continue readingSerranía de Ronda and surrounds for birding in autumn

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)

The many joys of birding in Andalucía

You would be extremely hard pressed to find another area within the whole of Europe as good as Andalucía for birdwatching. Its great diversity of habitats translates into such an array of birds, not to mention other wildlife, that frequent visitors are often surprised how, … Continue readingThe many joys of birding in Andalucía

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

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