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Golden-ringed Dragonfly © Dan Lombard

What To Look Out For - August 2017

  • Thu 27th Jul, 2017

August is arguably the best month in North and East Yorkshire for Dragonflies and Damselflies (belonging to the order Odonata). The combination of a relatively warm and settled summer this year has created ideal conditions for these wonderful insects to flourish.

Dark-bordered Beauty female and male © Allan Rodda

Wildlife Sightings - June 2017

  • Mon 3rd Jul, 2017

Settled warm weather for most of the month brought a fabulous range of wildlife sightings to our region. Early emergence for many uncommon insects and lots of scarce species were also recorded.

Marbled White © Dan Lombard

What To Look Out For - July 2017

  • Thu 22nd Jun, 2017

By the time you read this, the mid-summer solstice will have passed and days will be shortening! Despite this, July is a very busy month for wildlife.

Spurn Wildlife 2016 Review

Spurn Wildlife 2016 Review

  • Tue 20th Jun, 2017

Spurn has a special place in my birding heart. In the 1980’s I used to travel down with my father and camp at Sandy Beaches, I pitched my tent in a spot which is now literally a sandy beach!

Hawfinch Spurn © Jonnie Fisk

Wildlife Sightings - May 2017

  • Sat 3rd Jun, 2017

A mainly dry and increasingly warm month brought many naturalists and birders out into the field leading to some great sightings. Good weather suited many emerging butterflies from Duke of Burgundy to Brown Argus. Sighting of the month though was much bigger an impressive Black-browed Albatross!