Tag Archives: Fauna

Training to become a volunteer to look after orphaned chicks

The Centre for the Recuperation of Wild Animals requires help to look after the enormous quantity of chicks that are brought to us at this time of year. We are looking for volunteers able to care for these animals. For this reason, we have organised training in Ciutadella on Thursday 19 May (there was one in Mahon on Tuesday 17) for anyone interested and able to help us. Continue reading Training to become a volunteer to look after orphaned chicks

Cris Juanico supports the Wildlife Recuperation Centre

Cris Juanico, the Menorcan singer, recently participated in the liberation of an Egyptian vulture that had been injured and cared for at the Recuperation Centre. Firefighters had to rescue this young and inexperienced vulture that was trapped at the top of a palm tree in Sa Bassa, near Sant Lluis. The help of everyone is very important for the success of the work of the Wildlife Recuperation Centre beginning with the people who tell us when they find an animal and by many other people who help us in many ways including the volunteers and the sponsors of individual resident animals. sponsor one of the resident animals. Continue reading Cris Juanico supports the Wildlife Recuperation Centre

A new course on the environment for hikers

GOB is organizing a course on the environment to learn how to look at and discover details on our walks. This is designed for people who enjoy contact with nature and is orientated to give a general view of the natural values of Menorca and get close to them while respecting the need to preserve them. We want to transmit good practices and knowledge on plants, animals, mushrooms, geology… Continue reading A new course on the environment for hikers

This Thursday, the last family workshop at the Centre for Recuperation of Wild Animals

The last family workshop for this summer at the Centre for Recuperation of Wild Animals will take place on Thursday 2 September from 18.30. We will get to know the story of the iguana, the American and African turtles and other exotic animals that live in our hospital. How have they arrived here? We will learn through play, things about these animals and the problems these invasive species pose on our native species. Continue reading This Thursday, the last family workshop at the Centre for Recuperation of Wild Animals

Family Workshops at the Wild Life Recuperation Centre

This Thursday, 26 August, 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 Family Workshops at the Wild Life Recuperation Centre

Family activity at the Recuperation Centre for Wild Animals: the colours of animals

This Thursday, 19 August, we are continuing with the activities for all the family at the Recuperation Centre for Wild Animals. Look at the colours of the animals: many of them are very striking, others are more discreet. What role does the appearance of an animal play in its life and its survival? We will discover through games. Remember that it is obligatory to wear a mask when attending this activity. Continue reading Family activity at the Recuperation Centre for Wild Animals: the colours of animals

Thursday 12 August: family workshop in the animal hospital

This Thursday, 12 August, we are continuing with family activities in the hospital for wild animals. From 18.30, there will be a workshop to entertain the whole family, interacting with the animals that can be seen in the Centre for Recuperation of wild animals. The theme this week will revolve around the migration voyages made by birds. If you bring a Tshirt, you may be inspired by these birds to paint something on it. Remember that you can visit the Centre from Mondays to Saturdays from 18.00 hours. Continue reading Thursday 12 August: family workshop in the animal hospital