Written on Thursday, 26 May 2022
The 25th May was specially hectic for the number of raptors that fell into the sea. Most of these are young non-breeding and inexperienced birds that fall foul of windy conditions in the Strait.
Written on Monday, 23 May 2022
The Sierra de las Nieves outing was held on Saturday 21st May. A good group of people attended and the weather was magnificent.
Written on Tuesday, 29 March 2022
Field Marshal Sir John Chapple, 1931-2022
GONHS notes with much sadness the passing of Field Marshal Sir John Chapple, Governor of Gibraltar 1993-1995 and Honorary Life Patron of the Society.
Written on Friday, 24 December 2021
Welcome to the 2020 issue of the Gibraltar Bird Report.
Written on Wednesday, 01 December 2021
A paper has just been published by the journal PLOS ONE which reveals the remarkable lives of pallid swifts that nest in the attic of The Gibraltar National Museum. ‘Birds with multiple homes. The annual cycle of the pallid swift (Apus pallidus brehmorum)’ details the incredible exploits of these birds, from when they leave for Africa after breeding until their return the following spring.
Written on Wednesday, 29 September 2021
This year, GONHS once again celebrates bird migration with the rest of the BirdLife family in Europe and Central Asia. Organisations throughout the continent will be participating in the event, which takes place during the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd October.
Written on Tuesday, 25 May 2021
The outing to Finca La Alcaidesa, on the 15th May, was the first GONHS outing to Spain since before the pandemic.
Written on Wednesday, 03 March 2021
A Myrtle Warbler, Setophaga coronata, also known as a Yellow-rumped Warbler, was reported by Luis Lopez from the Europa Point area, with a video and a photograph posted by Manuel Morales Holgado, on the WhatsApp group 'Aves Estrecho Gibraltar' on February 27th.