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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!

Otter © Tony McLean

What To Look Out For - January 2016

  • Sun 3rd Jan, 2016

This article may be the kiss of death for any snow this winter, but somewhere someone may read this with a magical snowfall outside…

Black-necked grebe © Steve Race

Wildlife Sightings - November 2015

  • Fri 4th Dec, 2015

Short-eared Owls continued to be seen in good numbers but it was waterfowl and seabirds which were the main news this month especially during the big blow! The rare bird prize of the month was won by Spurn (again) when a Blyth’s Pipit put in a short stay on the 5th the first time this species has be