IMPORTANT INVESTMENT BY THE BOARD IN VEJER TO RECOVER THE LAGOON AND MARSHES OF THE RIVER BETWEEN VEJER AND BARBATE. The Junta de Andalucía, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Sustainable Development, is to promote the Integrated Territorial Investment (ITI) project on the … Continue readingAnd now for some very good and welcomed news.
Europatropical.net reports: The Civil Guard investigates a hunter who killed a Bonelli’s Eagle in a Loja hunting ground MOTRIL. The Bonelli’s Eagle (Hieraetus fasciatus) is a Threatened Species and listed as a species vulnerable to extinction. ▪ After shooting the eagle, the investigated man took off … Continue readingCivil Guard investigates a hunter who killed a Bonelli’s Eagle
Subalpine Warbler. Although we are all familiar with this common summer visitor it was surprising, during the course of a little research, to learn that so little is actually known about this small warbler. In fact, most sources of reference ask those with the necessary … Continue readingBird of the Month – August 2020
Very unusually the meeting started at 20.00 on 22nd August at Cabra, a town bordering the National Park of Sierras Subbeticas, in the southern part of Cordoba province between the towns of Lucena and Priego de Cordoba. There are 4 significant ranges and we explored … Continue readingFIELD MEETING AUGUST 22nd/23rd CABRA
After weeks of procrastination, pontification and unfulfilled promises to myself, I finally plucked up the courage to venture on an epic journey of 10 minutes to visit the local bird hide (Algaba). It was a typical birder’s endeavour, or is that a masochistic infliction, with … Continue readingA day in the life of a birder.
This week is a very special week for me – which I would love to share with you. It is the week that I launch a new website and online resource for Birders, Birdwatchers and all those who love our planet and its wildlife. Please … Continue readingA personal message from our Patron Tim Appleton MBE.
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