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Mistle Thrush © Steve Race

What To Look Out For - March 2016

  • Thu 25th Feb, 2016

March is a great month for wildlife watching there is so much happening! No matter what the weather conditions many resident birds will be well on the way with their nesting season.

American Wigeon © Steve Race

Wildlife Sightings - January 2016

  • Thu 4th Feb, 2016

2016 dawned with the long-staying rare birds still in situ; Siberian Chiffchaff at Easington, 2 Black Brant Geese at Kilnsea, The Surf Scoter at Filey and 2 Richard’s Pipits at Flamborough (up to 3 present later in the month).

Kingfisher © Steve Race

What To Look Out For - February 2016

  • Wed 27th Jan, 2016

It’s hard to imagine snow and ice during a mild winter, despite a recent cold spell this winter is breaking all records for higher temperatures. A reporter from Kent recorded 18° on the 24th January 2016! When temperatures stay high it’s bad for some birds but good for some resident birds

Dark Green Fritillary © Dan Lombard

Working To Save The Butterflies Of North Yorkshire

  • Mon 11th Jan, 2016

The Vale of Pickering and the Yorkshire Wolds hold some of Yorkshires’ most important areas of unimproved grassland. These areas, untouched by intensive agriculture for hundreds of years, now remain some of the last places to support a wide range of insects such as the Dark-green fritillary

Surf Scoter - Filey Brigg Dec 2015 © Mark Pearson

Wildlife Sightings - December 2015

  • Wed 6th Jan, 2016

The theme of the month for Yorkshire coast birding was late migrant/overwintering Siberian songbirds taking full advantage of the mild weather!