The Andalucia Bird Society involves itself directly in a number of conservation projects within our region. We proudly support these projects financially to the tune of thousands of euros. In addition we provide logistical, technical, scientific and professional assistance where required. These are not ‘our’ … Continue readingConservation and your Society
Montagu’s Harrier Project Aguiluzo Cenizo, the Montagu’s Harrier project, there has been a 100% increase in the number of protected nests. There are good numbers of chicks in the hacking project, the book on Sacapuntas (a female raised by the project) was published and she … Continue readingABS Conservation News and Update
EL OLIVAR. ¿EL OCASO DEL CAMPO ANDALUZ? Desde niño, mi entusiasmo, curiosidad y amor por la naturaleza se fueron forjando a orillas del Guadalquivir, a su paso por la provincia de Jaén. En este sentido, puedo decir que fui un niño privilegiado ya que pasé … Continue readingHola Olivos, adiós a la fauna y flora!
Until now, EU or national policies have not promoted, at a general level, either sustainable olive farming or the effective integration of environmental concerns into the sector. Recommendations have been made, but not followed by those responsible for the continuing unfettered assault on our fauna … Continue readingIndustrial and intensive Olive Plantations an environmental disaster
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 pérdida de lugares naturales de nidificación en la provincia de Cádiz. Se trata de un … Continue readingProyecto Vencejos
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 throughout Cadiz Province. It is an immensely important work as these birds are under threat … Continue readingSaving our Swifts!
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 hear the distant sound of gunshot and come to the sickening realisation that this species … Continue readingChallenging times for Turtle Doves
The Andalucía Bird Society. Love and appreciate nature? At last, you can join like-minded nature lovers by joining the regional bird society and enjoy amazing benefits for a real value for money membership. The Society run monthly field meetings across the region free to members … Continue readingSharing your love for nature – Join us.
As spring approaches our birding lives are dominated by one thing – migration. Migration is a physically demanding time, and the birds must have stored enough fat (energy) for them to make it through to their breeding grounds. Many of these birds will stop and … Continue readingABS and Conservation
“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