Breaking News

Tag Archives: fuerteventura

What Is A Calima?

sand storm over the canary islands

Posted on November 17, 2020 by The Ed Fuerteventura boasts a temperate climate all year long. However, at certain times of year we experience a natural phenomenon called a Calima. Where the clear blue skies disappear and the heavens are laden with what looks like a mass of dusty clouds, casting an almost ethereal glow across the sky. This is known as a ‘Calima’, …

Read More »

SOPHIES CHOICE 6D CINEMA

6D CINEMA – C.C Las Palmeras, Corralejo.  DISABLED FRIENDLY FUERTEVENTURA Many of us take getting out and about for granted. But for some members of the community, just the simplest of tasks can be a real chore especially, if you are in a foreign place and don’t know what the facilities, paths, parking and amenities are like.  Sophie Wood, along …

Read More »

THE TRIBUTE OF BLOOD

Photo by Still Light Photography

THE TRIBUTE OF BLOOD An article by Bernie Power with The Voice Fuerteventura I was waiting at the bus stop to leave Corralejo the other day, when a man stopped and asked me what the word Gua Gua, pronounced “WaWa” meant that was written on the road. He was English but spoke Spanish too as he lives in Gerona. He …

Read More »

RED-VEINED DARTER DRAGON FLY

Red-Veined Darter Dragon Fly An Article by Dave G with The Voice Fuerteventura  These beautiful Dragonflies are easy to spot, as they love water and are often found hovering around the pool. NOMAD BY NATURE The red-veined darter or nomad as it often called is a Dragonfly that is commonly found here in Fuerteventura. Not unlike our new writer, they …

Read More »

FLYING FISH “Exocoetus Volitans”

FLYING FISH “Exocoetus Volitans” An article by Hannah Mackay with The Voice Fuerteventura  As the summer is here, many of us head out onto the water and one sight that never ceases to amaze or charm is the sight of the Flying Fish gliding alongside you. There are 40 different species found in the oceans around the world and here …

Read More »

CLUB-TIPPED ANEMONE “Telmatactic cricoides”

The Club-tipped Anemone “Telmatactic cricoides” An article by Hannah Mackey with The Voice Fuerteventura  The Club-tipped anemone is the largest and most conspicuous sea anemone in the eastern Atlantic. The species occurs throughout the tropical Atlantic and in the eastern and central Mediterranean Sea; anemones found in the Canaries are larger than in the rest of the distribution range. WHERE …

Read More »

THE CATTLE EGRET “Bubulucus Ibis”

The Cattle Egret “Bubulucus Ibis” An article by Twitcher Dave with The Voice Fuerteventura  WHAT TO LOOK FOR The cattle egret is a cosmopolitan and stocky species of heron found in the tropics and warm temperate zones. It is a white bird with an 88–96 cm wingspan; it is 46–56 cm long and weighs 270–512 g. It has a relatively …

Read More »

BIRD WATCHING IN FUERTEVENTURA

WELCOME TO THE VOICE FUERTEVENTURA BIRDWATCHING SECTION. We have lots of interesting birds, some of which are endemic to Fuerteventura and not found anywhere else in the World. We also have lots of resident specialists that keep us up to date with what, where and when you are likely to see out feathered friends. (Photos by Ted Park and DaveG) …

Read More »

BLACK WINGED STILT

Black winged Stilt An article by Ted Park with The Voice Fuerteventura This bird is very happy being out and about whether it is soaring above us or wading around in the water. This bird is unmistakable and very striking to look at and, fortunately for us, some have taken up residence here on our island and have bred successfully …

Read More »

MARINE FLORA

MARINE FLORA An article by Hannah Mackay with The Voice Magazine Marine Flora can be separated into two groups; Algae and Sea Grass. Algae are simple in their makeup. They do not have roots, leaves or stems but do attach themselves to the seabed or even marine animals and objects such as turtles and spider crabs. Algae goes through similar …

Read More »