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Eurasian Dipper © Steve Race

Best YCN Birding Days 2020 – Margaret Boyd

  • Fri 4th Dec, 2020

“I really don’t know how you spotted that, I would have never picked up on it, thank you, it’s wonderful”.

Black-shouldered Kites - now a guaranteed raptor in the area © Mark Pearson

Birding The Valleys Of Dreams – Bring On 2021!

  • Fri 27th Nov, 2020

As we all finally emerge from our staccato hibernation and the perpetual uncertainties of 2020, we can, at last, look forward to unique birding adventures once again – and where better to start than the promised land?

Snow Bunting North Yorkshire © Steve Race

The First Snow

  • Sun 22nd Nov, 2020

Snow Buntings are always a delight. The flash of pure white snow flake feathers and the sweet liquid chittering calls create an instant and lasting impression.

Bohemian Waxwing North Yorkshire © Steve Race

The Sound Of Silver

  • Sun 8th Nov, 2020

I’m listening for a delicate silvery trill, the unmistakable call of a Bohemian Waxwing. These magical birds must be in everybody’s top ten of European birds. As a very good friend of mine once wrote ‘to be tired of Waxwings is to be tired of life’.

Inspiring the Generations

Inspiring The Generations

  • Wed 4th Nov, 2020

Margaret Boyd YCN wildlife guide and Education Officer at Yorkshire Water Top Hill Low Nature Reserve shares her personal reflections on the importance of environmental education in all ages.