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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

Bar-tailed Godwit South Landing Flamborough © Andy Hood

Wildlife Sightings - April 2017

  • Tue 9th May, 2017

Warm southerly winds and sunshine at the start of the month brought out the best of our spring butterflies and moths, and an early surge of migrant birds. But just as we became used to basking in the sun, a colder airflow towards the end of the month brought a rush of Arctic waders and terns.

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.

Cattle Egret Ellerburn Bank © Dave Mansell

Wildlife Sightings - March 2017

  • Wed 5th Apr, 2017

A month of mild weather heralding a rush of spring migrant birds and a big explosion of emerging moths in the balmy night time temperatures. Rare bird of the month goes to the Cattle Egret which was new to the Scarborough area

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.