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.
Written on Thursday, 23 August 2018
The Society was represented by our hard-working council member Jill Yeoman, at the Bird Fair held at Egleton Nature Reserve at Rutland Water, Oakham from the 17th - 19th August.
Written on Monday, 04 June 2018
By this time of the year (June) many plant species on the Rock are already going to seed and everything seems to be drying up, but there are still some interesting plants which are fully in bloom. A number of these can be found along Inglis Way, and some only here and nowhere else in the Upper Rock.