Important. All Members have, by logging into the website, access to their own data such as address and payment information. For security reasons we do not hold this safe payment information on our website, but it is saved on the Stripe Payment platform. Log In … Continue readingHow to solve problems booking to attend a field meeting.
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 our text from the summer … Continue readingBird of the Month – July 2020
We are delighted and honoured to announce Tim Appleton MBE as Patron of the Andalucía Bird Society. “I am delighted and honoured to become Patron of the Andalucía Bird Society. I first visited Andalucía in 1984 and that first visit laid a foundation for some … Continue readingAnnouncing Tim Appleton MBE – Patron of our Society
The Sierra de Grazalema is a ‘Parque Natural’ in the North Eastern part of Cadiz Province encompassing 51,695 hectares. It is a complex range of Sierras up to 1654 mtrs, partly tree covered but with bare rock in their higher regions with wide dry plains … Continue readingJuly Field Meeting 2020 Report
We are delighted to welcome Neil A Hill as our newly appointed Conservation Officer The Andalucía Bird Society has named Neil A Hill as its new Conservation Officer. Neil now joins our Committee and will be responsible for managing our ever growing support for regional … Continue readingABS appoint Conservation Officer
The summer so far has seen a fairly mixed set of fortunes for my local birds. All the warblers seem to have enjoyed a good breeding season and so too our raptors (one local pair of Bonelli’s Eagle raised 2 chicks this year). However, the … Continue readingA Summer Birding so far..
Virtually every morning now, the sun rises and very quickly becomes the great inhibitor to forays on foot in search of birds. For me woodlands and riverside walks are bearable early mornings, but temperatures quickly rise to make this a little uncomfortable as early as … Continue readingCanned Heat Birding
From a bird watching perspective, summer is perhaps the least interesting time to visit this famous site. The thrill of spring migration is already a memory and the return journeys won’t start in earnest for a few more weeks. Similarly the spectacle of winter flocks … Continue readingSummer at La Janda
Have you ever had that prickly feeling at the base of your neck, when your hairs stand up and you are in wonder? It is a kind of out of body experience, where your spirit dances with joy and you can feel with your eyes. … Continue readingWild Serranía de Ronda – July Field Meeting
MONTAGU’S HARRIER CONSERVATION PROJECT – La Janda Area On a very hot day, 25 members came together for our first field meeting since lockdown, and we were treated to a very special sight, but more of that later. We met in Apollo 11 in the … Continue readingABS Field Meeting June 20th 2020