Aerial Project: citizen science for the conservation of our feathered neighbours

Seasonal Overpopulation During the spring and summer our cities and towns increase their residents in high numbers. We know plenty about this issue in the province of Málaga, thanks to our great beaches and nature which attract thousands of visitors every year. In this case … Continue readingAerial Project: citizen science for the conservation of our feathered neighbours

Taking the bird to the vet or wild bird rescue centre

Handling and Care  Birds will usually be more comfortable with their wings held against their bodies; feet supported. Think about the size of the bird before you attempt to handle it: Small birds: Can be firmly held in one hand, positioning the hand over the bird … Continue readingTaking the bird to the vet or wild bird rescue centre

The Little Owl (Athene noctua)

Widespread and common, this stocky and robust owl is perhaps familiar to many of us in Andalucía. Although, with its wonderfully camouflaged plumage it can easily escape being seen by our casual observations whilst we travel throughout our surrounding countryside. The Little Owl is widespread … Continue readingThe Little Owl (Athene noctua)