Written on Thursday, 09 November 2017
The next GONHS outing will be held on the 18th November at 09:30 at the Apes' Den. Non-members are welcome but we ask for a donation of £5 to be made.
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
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.