Tag Archives: Fauna

Family Activity: the colours of animals show different aspects

This Thursday, 22 July, at 18.30, we are continuing with family activities at the Centre for Recuperation of Wild Animals. Notice the difference in the animal colours: there are those with some very striking tones and others more discrete. What role does the appearance of animals play in their lives and survival? We will find out through games. Remember that masks are obligatory when you attend this activity. Continue reading Family Activity: the colours of animals show different aspects

Thursday, family workshop at the Recuperation Centre for Wild Animals

This Thursday, 15 July, from 18.30 we are continuing with activities for all the family at the Centre for Recuperation of Wild Animals. This time we will concentrate on how to discover what birds eat and analyse the uneaten parts that they cannot digest.  You can paint T-shirts, if you wear them, here. You can visit the Centre from Mondays to Saturdays from 18.00 hours. Continue reading Thursday, family workshop at the Recuperation Centre for Wild Animals

Visit the Hospital for Wild Animals this summer

The Centre for the Recuperation of Wild Animals has been open to visits by the public since 1 July.  It is an opportunity to take advantage of being able to see the most symbolic animals of Menorcan wild life, to see their problems and how the hospital attempts to remedy them. It is open from Mondays to Saturday from 18.00 hours until sundown. As in other years, on Thursdays there will be workshops for all the family to connect with the animals at the Centre. Continue reading Visit the Hospital for Wild Animals this summer

Participation on bio indicator monitoring in Land Stewardship Scheme

Spring has arrived and with it, the monitoring of bio indicators on farms signed up to the Land Stewardship Scheme. The object of this exercise is to demonstrate, through voluntary participation, the positive relationship between the practice of sustainable farms and biodiversity. We are looking for people who would like to help. Continue reading Participation on bio indicator monitoring in Land Stewardship Scheme

Attention given to 1,150 wild animals in 2020

While 2020 was an atypical and critical year for humanity due to the health crisis of COVID 19, nature continued along its way. So much so that the Centre for Recuperation of Wild Animals of Menorca closed the year 2020 with the following figures of 1,154 animals 78 different species given attention, and that was 13 more than admitted during 2019. Thanks to constant public help, the involvement of various volunteers and the work done by the Centre’s personnel, this year the percentage of animal recovery and release has increased by about 38.8%. The annual report is attached at the end of this article. Continue reading Attention given to 1,150 wild animals in 2020

Successful recuperation of a flamingo saved after a storm

The Centre for the Recuperation of Wild Animals recently set free an adult male flamingo that had arrived in the island exhausted after the Filomena storm. The recuperation of this bird was particularly complicated but eventually it was possible to liberate it in the Mongofra salt beds, where a group of about forty of these animals are wintering. Continue reading Successful recuperation of a flamingo saved after a storm

Sponsorship of an animal as a gift

At Christmas time, it is possible to make gifts that are of social and environmental benefit. GOB’s Centre of Recuperation for Wild Animals proposes making a gift to someone, or to yourself, of sponsorship for one of the animals resident at the centre. It is a way of helping conservation work and environmental education by maintaining the fauna of Menorca that are in this hospital for wild animals. You can become a sponsor by clicking here. Continue reading Sponsorship of an animal as a gift