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Because of travel and social restrictions imposed by the ongoing global pandemic, this was the very first ABS field meeting in 2021. The expedition, led by veteran bird guide Frank ...
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‘You want to watch birds in a city? Why? You’ll see only pigeons!’ I have been hearing these kinds of comments all my life and nowadays I allow myself a ...
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La ABS tiene el orgullo de apoyar el "Proyecto Vencejos", cuyo objetivo principal es la recuperación de vencejos caídos de nidos, así como la colocación de cajas nido para compensar la ...
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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 ...
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Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica rustica. For those of us with roots in northern Europe, the swallow has always been the harbinger of spring. The arrival of our swallows, back here ...
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Given the popularity of nearby La Janda, it seems surprising that relatively few birders explore the area between Medina Sidonia and Benalup despite a host of interesting species.  Superficially, the ...
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Turtle Dove
Back when I wrote this article during autumn, Turtle Doves were passing through nearby at La Janda, near Facinas.  I saw scores of them drifting over sunflower fields only to ...
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Field Meeting migration watch
All our professional wildlife guides are approved by and are members of our Society. Individually and collectively, they are a valued and important part of ABS. Many will be known ...
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Every few years a bird book comes along that threatens to exhaust superlatives.  Despite the manifold worries that 2020 has brought, it will go down in the history of ornithological ...
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The Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra is one of our most abundant and widespread songbirds in Andalucía with the males’ jangling keys song delivered from a prominent perch; a common sound ...
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