The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again) of La Janda

“The following article is written by two of our Spanish colleagues and ABS Members, who are actively involved in the conservation of this wonderful and important place. With the assistance and experience of our Patron, Tim Appleton, we at the Andalucía Bird Society are committed … Continue readingThe Rise and Fall (and Rise Again) of La Janda

The Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura leucura

The Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura leucura – A personal tale by Peter Jones “Wheatear a folk etymology of white and arse, or more simply put ‘white arse’, never was this more appropriate than for this LBJ (Little Black Job) the Black Wheatear, where the white arse is … Continue readingThe Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura leucura

Bird of the Month – November 2020

The Eurasian Siskin (Spinus spinus) is a small member of the finch family Fringillidae. It is also called the European Siskin, Common Siskin or just Siskin. It has a wide distribution and so it has unsurprisingly attracted many names according to geographical zones, these include Black-headed Goldfinch, Barley Bird and Aberdevine. It is common throughout Europe and Euro … Continue readingBird of the Month – November 2020