Written on Monday, 22 January 2018
The Seabird Outing to Europa Point was very enjoyable, with over 20 people in attendance throughout the afternoon, including some avid photographers, among which were John Sanchez and Albert Yome who led the outing, and Tommy Finlayson, Jason Mesilio, Shane Shacaluga and Trevor Hammond; all kitted out with their telephoto lenses at the ready.
Written on Tuesday, 12 December 2017
GONHS has noted the regrettable outcome of the illegal raking case, which dates back to an incident at Catalan Bay on 26th December 2014, and which GONHS has been closely monitoring.
Written on Thursday, 07 December 2017
The Gibraltar Botanic Gardens together with GONHS launched an online ‘Flora of Gibraltar’ project yesterday.
Written on Monday, 04 December 2017
'Harry', one of the Griffon Vultures that was rescued from the sea in May and was tagged and fitted with a GPS tracker as part of VULTURE TRACK, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar yesterday.
Written on Wednesday, 08 November 2017
Here is a gallery of some of the rare and more unusual birds that have been trapped and ringed at the Observatory this autumn.
Written on Tuesday, 07 November 2017
There are some characteristic plants that begin to flower in the autumn, with some already present and others beginning to flower now.
Written on Thursday, 19 October 2017
The second part of EuroBirdwatch took 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