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Minke Whale Staithes © Richard Baines

Wildlife Sightings - September 2017

  • Thu 5th Oct, 2017

Warm westerly weather systems dominated September 2017. Despite the lack of easterly winds this was a busy month and there were some great birds and other wildlife around and at the end of the month the visual migration watchers got their rewards big time!

Yellow Stagshorn © Richard Baines

What To Look Out For - September 2017

  • Tue 19th Sep, 2017

Autumn is a great time to explore your local woodlands in search of strange shapes emerging from the ground overnight. Richard Baines of Yorkshire Coast Nature chooses three types of fungi of differing forms, to look out for in the coming weeks.

Greenish Warbler Bempton © Andy Hood

Wildlife Sightings - August 2017

  • Mon 4th Sep, 2017

For many animals August is often a classic mix of post breeding resident species mingling with the first migrants. After the relatively settled summer of weather many birders were looking for signs our breeding birds had done well.

Spiny Squat Lobster © Mark Pearson

Wildlife Sightings - July 2017

  • Tue 1st Aug, 2017

Star birds graced three sites on the 1st July. The White-winged Tern was still at Kilnsea Wetlands, the Sabines Gull at Flask Lake Nosterfield and the excellent summer for European Honey Buzzards continued at Wykeham with three present on the first day of the month

Golden-ringed Dragonfly © Dan Lombard

What To Look Out For - August 2017

  • Thu 27th Jul, 2017

August is arguably the best month in North and East Yorkshire for Dragonflies and Damselflies (belonging to the order Odonata). The combination of a relatively warm and settled summer this year has created ideal conditions for these wonderful insects to flourish.