February 5, 2016

Weather bizarreness…El Nino and our Mediterranean climate

El Nino has shaken up the latest weather conditions all around the globe. Although this natural phenomenon has a period of average five years, the El […]
January 10, 2016

New Year greetings by the Almond blossoms

The spectacular blossom of Almonds in winter, often welcomes the new year. The early-flowering white and pink flowers are visible when the tree is barren of […]
November 16, 2015

The Swallowtail Butterfly

The endemic Maltese Swallowtail butterfly, a subspecies of the European Swallowtail is only found in the Maltese Islands, locally called “Farfett tar-reġina/bużbież/fejġel”. It has an impressive wingspan […]
November 8, 2015

Ruby red of the Pomegranate Jelly

The small tree of the Pomegranate is native to Asia, but it has become naturalised in the Maltese Islands for a long time. It is in […]
October 30, 2015

University Students’ visit

A group of about 12 University of Malta student-teachers of Home Economics visited The Cliffs Interpretation Centre on 30th October 2015 to learn more about the […]
October 14, 2015

The Eurasian Dotterel  

Observed: Mainly in Autumn, however is also seen in Winter and Spring Description: The Eurasian Dotterel is a small long-legged wader of the plover bird family, […]
October 12, 2015

Spice, flavour and colour at Dingli Cliffs: Saffron

The exquisite sweet scent of the Yellow-throated Crocus flower (Crocus longiflorus, Żagħfran Salvaġġ) may be enjoyed during these Autumnal days. In the garrigue area of Dingli […]
October 7, 2015

The edible fruit of the semi-wild Azalore tree

Have you ever heard of the edible Azalore hawthorn fruit? The deciduous Azalore tree or Mediterranean hawthorn (Crataegus azalorus, Għanzalor) is indigenous to the Mediterranean region, […]
October 5, 2015

ITS Students Visit

Five different groups of ITS students enrolled in the Foundation course visited The Cliffs Interpretation Cnetre for a week-long school visit from Monday 5th to Friday […]