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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...
WATCH: Sobbing Marbella cyclist picks up dead birds ‘massacred by glass wall’ designed to cancel out noise for nearby...
The five-minute clip sees the local pick up up to a dozen dead birds
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
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