Written on Thursday, 19 October 2017
The second part of EuroBirdwatch took place on place on Saturday 7th October during the morning. Ringer in residence, Ray Marsh, was at the event ringing birds caught at the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens to show to members of the public.
Written on Friday, 13 October 2017
The Wryneck gets its name from the ability to turn its head from side to side and back and forth in the manner of a snake. This ability is thought to imitate a snake, to deter predators from their nest. They will also assume this habit when held in the hand. See our video
Written on Tuesday, 10 October 2017
The 10th edition of the International Bat Night under the auspices of Eurobats / BatLife Europe was held on Friday 6th October 2017 at the Open Air Theatre at the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens.
Written on Monday, 02 October 2017
The first leg of our EuroBirdwatch 2017 events took place on Sunday 1st October at Europa Point.
Written on Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Iberian Chiffchaffs Phylloscopus ibericus are now passing through the area of the Straits on their way to their winter quarters in Africa.
Written on Tuesday, 19 September 2017
This summer the Botanic Gardens have installed a number of butterfly feeding tables, which have been a great success.
Written on Monday, 18 September 2017
We are pleased to annnounce that online payments for new membership and renewals are available on our Members page.
Written on Friday, 15 September 2017
A juvenile Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) was handed in to vet Mark Pizarro, having been found in a weakened state around Laguna Estate.