The Dehesa is often mentioned by birders and contributors to the ABS website and Facebook pages, but for those who are not sure what is, I’ve written this short piece by way of an introduction. Dehesa (or Montado) as it’s called in Portugal is one … Continue readingThe Dehesa – A Jewel in Iberia’s Crown
We are proud, as a Society, to be once again supporting Global Birding for their upcoming ‘Global Bird Weekend’. The event for 2021 is in support of Birdlife International’s appeal for their project to protect wetlands and migratory birds, an extremely important conservation project for … Continue readingGlobal Bird Weekend – Join ABS Team for this event
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.