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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

Eyed Hawk-moth (eyes open) copyright Richard Baines

What To Look Out For - June 2017

  • Mon 29th May, 2017

After a bitter spell of weather last month it’s so nice to be writing this on a warm day looking out on a wild flower meadow writes Yorkshire Coast Nature’s Richard Baines. For me June is all about discovering gorgeous flowers and amazing moths

Male and Female Common Blue © Richard Baines

What To Look Out For - May 2017

  • Wed 26th Apr, 2017

The colours of spring are everywhere in this wonderful month of May. This month Yorkshire Coast Nature’s Richard Baines focuses on four of our most contrastingly coloured butterflies to look out for on a country walk.

Northern Whetear (male) © Steve Race

What To Look Out For - April 2017

  • Mon 27th Mar, 2017

After a great start to spring with late March sunshine it’s time to discover some of our new arrivals in Yorkshire’s wildest corners. This month Yorkshire Coast Nature’s Richard Baines focuses on birds nesting in our harshest places.

Blackcap (male) © Dan Lombard

What To Look Out For - March 2017

  • Thu 23rd Feb, 2017

Whatever the weather is like, March brings with it lengthening days. Snakes alive, its early spring! A new awakening for nature and for us! YCN’s Richard Baines explores what to look out for during the coming month.

Great Cormorant North Yorkshire 2017 © Steve Race

What To Look Out For - February 2017

  • Thu 26th Jan, 2017

Colder weather has slowly crept into 2017, but there isn’t much snow yet…. This is good news for some birds such as Kingfishers and Barn Owls.