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.
Written on Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Spring is now well underway, and with it comes a spectacular display of flowering plants on the Rock.
Written on Wednesday, 04 April 2018
With the Spring passage in full flight (pun not intended), our Raptor Unit has been kept very busy over the past few weeks.
Written on Tuesday, 27 February 2018
It was a glorious day as we set off towards La Janda a convoy of 4 cars with 12 eager birders and hopeful photographers.
First stop was breakfast at the convenient last stop Apollo X1 Venta before the huge expanse of flooded rice fields and ditches that was our destination.