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What To Look Out For

Year-round wildlife alerts and top tips on common wildlife to look out for on the coast of North and East Yorkshire

Weasel at Whitby January 2018 © Paul Paddock

What To Look Out For - February 2018

  • Fri 26th Jan, 2018

As we approach February our spirits are raised by the longer days and the thought that the worst of the winter is over… But for many animals this can be the toughest time of year.

A Day with the Sawbills...

A Day With The Sawbills...

  • Thu 4th Jan, 2018

Read about my incredible encounter with Goosanders on my local lake...

Stock Dove © Dan Lombard

What To Look Out For - January 2018

  • Tue 2nd Jan, 2018

Happy new year to everyone! For wildlife enthusiasts January can be full of promise as many people get out and explore the wilder areas of Yorkshire. But what might we be missing closer to home?

Hawfinch Flamborough © Jo Hood

What To Look Out For - November 2017

  • Mon 30th Oct, 2017

One of nature’s greatest spectacles is migration. On the east coast of England we are lucky enough to experience the wonderful arrival of hundreds of thousands of migrant birds from Northern Europe each autumn.

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.