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Recent sightings of interest 

White-fronted Goose Flamborough Headland Dec 2018 © Craig Thomas

Wildlife Sightings North And East Yorkshire - December 2018

  • Sat 12th Jan, 2019

December 2018 was a mild month full of great birds in North and East Yorkshire from migrating wild geese on the coast, White-tailed Eagle and Rough-legged Buzzard in the NP to thousands of Lapwings in the Lower Derwent Valley

White-tailed Eagle Kildale © Reece Fowler

Wildlife Sightings North And East Yorkshire - November 2018

  • Sun 23rd Dec, 2018

November started even better than October ended with some great scarce and rare birds on the coast.

White-rumped Swift at Hornsea © Tim Jones

Wildlife Sightings North And East Yorkshire - October 2018

  • Sun 11th Nov, 2018

October is without doubt the most exciting times of the year for scarce and rare birds and this year was no different. A crazy month stuffed with great sightings...

Wryneck at Bempton © Andy Hood

Wildlife Sightings North And East Yorkshire - September 2018

  • Fri 12th Oct, 2018

A month dominated by a warm and westerly air stream created a frustrating time for birders but there were some spectacular vis-mig counts, cetaceans and insect sightings

Pied Flycatcher at Filey © Dan Lombard

Wildlife Sightings North And East Yorkshire - August 2018

  • Sat 8th Sep, 2018

After a warm start to the month with a feel of mid-summer to a real feel of autumn by the end. Songbird migration got off to a flyer as Pied Flycatchers arrived in force, waders took all the mid-month headlines but the end of the month was dominated by seabirds, whales and continental songbirds.