June 2019 Sightings

18 June:  Clear skies with a moderate southwesterly wind.  At least 5 Griffon Vultures headed north over town.

 

15 June:  Clear skies with a fresh south-westerly wind.  A Griffon Vulture and 2 Black Kites were seen heading north over the Rock.

At Europa Point in the late afternoon 16 Shags were counted heading east.  Also seen were 100 Cory's Shearwaters, 10 Balearic Shearwaters and 3 Gull-billed Terns.

 

07 June:  Cloudy skies early in the morning, clearing altogether.  Winds westerly.  A light phase Booted Eagle disturbed the Gulls on the Rock, and 34 Griffon Vultures passed low over the Rock after midday.

 

6 June:  Clear skies with a moderate north-west wind.  Robins are now present at Commonwealth Park, The Botanic Gardens, Trafalgar Cemetery and behind the Rock Hotel.

 

4 June:  After several days of strong easterly winds, the winds finally turned to a moderate south-westerly this morning, with clear skies and fresh westerly winds in the Strait.  During the morning and early afternoon, 6 Honey Buzzard, 70 Black Kites an Egyptian Vulture, 10 Griffon Vultures, 6 Short-toed Eagles and 4 Booted Eagles, flew north.

19 June: A dark morph Booted Eagle was seen over Gibraltar.

20 June: A Rüppell's Vulture was seen over Gibraltar. 

21 June: About 15 Griffon Vultures were seen flying north.

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