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Severe drought stops flamingos breeding at Spain’s Fuente de Piedra Lagoon

FLAMINGOS from all along the Mediterranean and north African coast usually head to the Fuente de Piedra lagoon near Malaga every year to breed. Unfortunately,...

New phone app being produced to help hikers hitting the hills of Spain’s Costa Blanca area

A new phone app is being developed to guide hikers around the natural beauty of Alicante province as well as providing extensive information about...

Controversial solar farm plans rejected in ‘protected area’ of Spain’s Costa Blanca

PLANS for two solar farms have been scuppered over concerns about their environmental impact on a 'protected' Alicante Province area. The proposals envisaged taking up...

New signs unveiled in Spain’s Alhaurin de la Torre in bid to protect ducklings crossing road

Alhaurin de la Torre in Malaga has installed roadside signs to try and protect the ducklings in the area. The City Council, through the Department...

Flying comeback: UK Conservation Without Borders: Missing Osprey lands on Galicia beach near A Coruña

A CLOSELY monitored Osprey has surprised its trackers and landed on the shores of Spain after it vanished out at sea for more than...

Tough to swallow: Man fined €200,000 for destroying birds nests in Spain’s Menorca

A MAN from Menorca looks set to be fined €200,000 for destroying five swallow nests located in a building in Alaior, Menorca. The man was...

Heatwave: How unseasonably high temperatures are taking a toll on Spain’s nesting birds

BABY birds are crawling out of their nests and plummeting to their deaths as they try to escape soaring temperatures one of the earliest...

MAPPED: New research highlights extreme danger wind turbines pose to migratory birds in Spain

SCIENTISTS have tracked the migratory routes of hundreds of birds to highlight the areas in Europe and North Africa where they are at most...

Police catch dive-bombing hawk that attacked humans and caused terror in Spanish town

A BIRD of prey that was causing havoc in the town of Tobarra, Albacete has finally been caught. The Harris hawk had escaped from its...

Local council goes batty for biodiversity and protection from insects on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SHELTERS for bats and next boxes for birds have been installed on Orihuela’s Palm Grove in a bid to increase biodiversity in the area. The...

The 13 birds to look out for in Andalucia and across southern Spain this autumn

These 13 high-flying highlights have got birdwatchers going wild

GETTING BATTY for home comforts to fight off mosquitoes in a park area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BATS and birds are being coaxed to have a home in a Costa Blanca park in order to fend off nasty pests and mosquitoes. Boxes...

FALLING FOWL: Management crisis puts Andalucia bird sanctuary under threat from drought and wild boar

Donana National Park is Europe's most important wetland, but some birds are at serious risk of extinction

Spanish city to banish 5,000 pigeons for ‘driving away’ tourists

AN Andalucian city has pledged to banish 5,000 pigeons amid complaints from restaurant and hotel owners that they are driving away tourists. Cadiz is set...

Vulnerable Andalucian bird population increasing due to conservation

Some 693 marsh harrier nests have been found in the region this breeding season, the second highest level since data began to be collected in 2004.

Tawny owl ‘on his way out’ bounces back after a couple of Ibuprofren from British expat

Speedy recovery for tawny owl thought to have been hit by a car

Record number of birds spend winter in Andalucia

Almost one million migrating breeds have been recorded in the region’s wetlands

Spain’s bird population in free fall

Industrialisation and urbanisation are the primary causes of the decline

Bird watching association appeal for volunteers ahead of summer campaign

A conservation society speaks to the OP on their latest bird watching migration programme this summer

Top Gibraltar scientist speaks out on Straits Neanderthals

Clive Finlayson will give a talk in Spain on March 27-29

Expat landlord holds protest against tenant who hasn’t paid rent for years

EXCLUSIVE: Brit David Lomas took to the streets over €10,000 in unpaid rent at the home in Campilllos, which has been 'turned into a zoo'

A cat-and-thrush game

Belinda Beckett, aka Mistress of Sizzle, dedicates her latest little problem to Sir Elton John

Granada is top spot for birds’ winter break

Granada’s lakes are a winter home to more than 2,450 birds

Action group launch anti-bird poisoning campaign

Action plan to snare birdlife killers and to put an end to poison-baiting

Our winter feathered friends

A flock of winter birds are winging their way to Andalucia




Unveiling the Treasures of Egypt: A Journey of Discovery

If you like travelling the world and exploring new things, Egypt should be on your bucket list. This country features numerous modern and ancient...


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