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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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Black-eared Wheatear
Wheatears are an Old World family of chats in the genus Oenanthe, widely distributed throughout Europe, Africa and Asia, though one species, Northern Wheatear O. oenanthe is a long distance ...
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Redwing Turdus iliacus. Redwing are a widespread and elusive winter visitor to our province. Often, they can be seen in the company of their close relative the Song Thrush, which ...
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The weekend had arrived. Normally I would be planning a birding trip to one of my favourite sites around Andalucía, only these are not normal times, and no-one knows when ...
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I imagine that if you mention the Costa del Sol to the unknowing and the ill-informed, they conjure up a vision of sandy beaches, lots of concrete and fish and ...
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Like so many others, I was first introduced to this wonderful site (which a lesser man might have kept to himself) by Peter Jones. Quite simply of all the many ...
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