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
Spain is a big country, the second biggest in Europe and this size is reflected in the diversity of its topography, climate, geology and ecology. From true desert to sub-tropical cloud forest and baking lowland plain to high alpine glacier, Spain is a remarkable and … Continue readingWhy Natural Areas are Important for Birds
A new, non-organisational, shorebird monitoring program has been launched for the Eurasian region. The Eurasian Shorebirds Survey (ESS) aims to establish a long-term program for monitoring population changes of migratory shorebirds and to identify their most important stopover and wintering sites. The survey will start … Continue readingEurasian Shorebird Survey (ESS)
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.