July 2019 Sightings

04 Jul:  Clear skies with a moderate westerly wind.  A Green Woodpecker was seen on the northern firebreak of the Nature Reserve.  The photographer managed to get a record shot of it.

Green Woodpecker.                                                 Photo:  N. Ferrary.

 

03 Jul:  Clear skies with a moderate to fresh westerly wind.  A dead Kingfisher was found by the lift at Commonwealth Park.  Also a Mediterranean Gull was seen off the western end of the runway.

 

01 Jul:  Clear skies with a fresh south-westerly wind becoming fresh westerly.  At least 6 Griffon Vultures flew north over the Rock, having crossed the Strait from Morocco.  A watch in the late afternoon at Europa Point produced 3 Balearic Shearwaters, 3 Black-headed Gulls, 5 Mediterranean Gulls and 2 second-summer Audouin's Gulls.

 

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