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.
Written on Tuesday, 29 May 2018
April's GONHS outing took place at the beautiful mountains of Sierra Crestellina, near the town of Casares, Spain.
Written on Monday, 14 May 2018
May's GONHS outing took place last weekend on a birding bonanza to Brazo del Este, Seville. Those who attended were in for a treat!
Written on Wednesday, 25 April 2018
An African Chaffinch was present in the Nature Reserve at the end of last month. The bird, an African subspecies of the nominate race of European Chaffinch, found in north Africa, has rarely been recorded in Europe.
Written on Tuesday, 17 April 2018
A Barn Swallow, ringed at the Field Centre at Jews' Gate, was found in Chibia, Angola. The Swallow, ringed on the 16th October 2017, flew into the window of a house in the town of Chibia in Angola on the 20th March 2018.