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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

Great Northern Diver Scarborough © Steve Race

Divers On The Yorkshire Coast

  • Sat 24th Oct, 2020

Divers can be tricky to observe for long periods of time. You have to be quick and patient because they can spend up to 60% of their time foraging for food.

Common Swift - a vismig favourite, especially when it's the first of the spring! © Mark Pearson

The Dark Art Of Vismigging, Part Two – Leading Lines

  • Sat 29th Aug, 2020

Visible Migration – aka Vismig – is, literally, the kind of bird migration that can be seen and enjoyed first hand.

A Rough-legged Buzzard arrives in off the sea at Filey, direct from Scandinavia © Mark Pearson

The Dark Art Of Vismigging, Part One – Incoming!

  • Sat 22nd Aug, 2020

Bird migration is an endlessly fascinating phenomenon that taps into a variety of our basic impulses and desires.

Puffins – Getting into the Groove

Puffins – Getting Into The Groove

  • Tue 21st Jul, 2020

On July 16th 2020 we sailed on calm seas from the fishing village of Staithes down the beautiful coastline of the North York Moors National Park.

Roosting male © Dan Lombard

Species In The Spotlight: Marbled White

  • Sun 28th Jun, 2020

The marbled white is one of the most striking of all UK butterflies. Dan Lombard Senior Ecologist at Wold Ecology celebrates one of Yorkshire’s finest species. We hope you enjoy his blog and fantastic photos.