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 Barn Owl Project – Proyec-tyto Alba 2021

During 2020 a new hacking campaign could not be carried out in the Sierras Subbéticas due to bureaucratic problems, attributed to COVID-19 and other causes that, as it is said in el Quijote, “… whose name I do not want to remember”. However, during the year of … Continue readingThe Barn Owl Project – Proyec-tyto Alba 2021

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

Proyecto Vencejos – Campaign results as of 31 of August 2021

During 2021 against wind and Covid-19, the SGHN was very happy to present a new bird conservation project. The name, Proyecto Vencejos, being “vencejos” the Spanish word for swifts, is a volunteer program aimed at the active protection of swifts through hand-rearing and rehabilitation of … Continue readingProyecto Vencejos – Campaign results as of 31 of August 2021

Proyecto Vencejos – a swift project by the Sociedad Gaditana de Historia Natural

ABS are proud to be supporting ‘Proyecto Vencejos’ which aims to support the recuperation of stranded swift species and also provide nest boxes to assist in restoring lost nesting sites throughout Cadiz Province. It is an immensely important work as these birds are under threat … Continue readingProyecto Vencejos – a swift project by the Sociedad Gaditana de Historia Natural