Written on Thursday, 27 June 2019
GONHS is supporting the Parents For Future - Climate Strike Petition.
This Petition urges the Government of Gibraltar to urgently address Gibraltar’s Carbon responsibilities in order to meet its declared Climate Emergency Pledge. We call for a totally independent Climate Body, funded and tasked to roll out a cross-party supported agenda, set in a time frame that legally binds all future administrations.
Written on Thursday, 02 May 2019
On Sat 13th April, we arrived at the Brazo del Este at around 7am, having left Gibraltar at 4:30. It was still dark, but the growing sound of birds told us that the sun would rise soon.
Written on Wednesday, 10 April 2019
This outing, which took place on Saturday the 30th March was originally planned to cover Mediterranean Steps but, due to gale force levanter wind, we decided to avoid the east side and concentrate on the more sheltered west side of the Rock.
Written on Thursday, 14 March 2019
The outing to La Janda on Saturday 16th February was productive despite the very strong winds.
Written on Tuesday, 12 February 2019
The following statement was read out by GONHS General Secretary, Dr Keith Bensusan at the meeting of the Development and Planning Commission on 1th February 2019:
Written on Thursday, 31 January 2019
A Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima) was rescued from Sandy Bay beach after being found entangled in discarded fishing line.
Written on Monday, 21 January 2019
Our first outing of the year took place on Saturday 19th January at Harding's Observation Post, Europa Point.
Despite the forecast, the rain held off for the most part but the dark clouds and offshore breeze were not conducive to a great afternoon's birding.
Written on Wednesday, 10 October 2018
GONHS celebrated the 25th EuroBirdwatch last weekend, a Europe-wide event organised by BirdLife International to highlight bird migration and conservation. The event has been celebrated in Gibraltar every year since 1993, when it began.