Platforms for the Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) in Andalusia

Platforms for the Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) in Andalusia

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Birdlife

Platforms for the Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) in Andalusia

Increasing substrates for the breeding and rearing of the species as part of the Osprey reintroduction programme in Andalusia.

Geographic scope: 

Cádiz y Huelva (Andalusia)

Results: 
  • Since 2011, breeding pairs have given birth to 24 chicks in nesting platforms installed on 2 power towers in the reservoir of Barbate in Cádiz. Also one of the pairs managed to fledge three chicks, which were reintroduced in 2012.
  • Installation of 3 nesting platforms on power towers, 2 in Cádiz and 1 in Huelva.
  • Ringing of 3 chicks on the platform at the Barbate reservoir (Cadiz).
Period: 

Since 2011

In collaboration with: 
  • Regional Government of Andalusia.
  • MIGRES Foundation. Photo: Carlos Torralvo / MIGRES Foundation.