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Red-rumped Swallow © Craig Thomas

Wildlife Sightings April 2015

  • Mon 4th May, 2015

April 2015 provided great weather for incoming migrant birds and emerging insects!

Emperor Moth © Richard Baines

What To Look Out For - May

  • Mon 27th Apr, 2015

Its full spring steam ahead for our YCN team! This is an exciting month when we are desperate to get out and experience all the ‘blooming diversity’ out there!

Barn Owl © Dan Lombard

Wildlife Sightings March 2015

  • Tue 7th Apr, 2015

The spectacular Scarlet Elf Cup is one of our brightest and most easily identified fungi. Spring is the best time to see them and several were found in woodlands west of Scarborough this month.

Male Redstart © Mark Pearson

What To Look Out For - April

  • Mon 30th Mar, 2015

On farmland, watch for the amazing display of Lapwings and listen for their strange electric calls. Swallows return from Saharan Africa, while the North York Moors National Park and Yorkshire Wolds welcome back Tree Pipits, Redstarts, Pied Flycatchers and many more migrants!

Common Frog and frogspawn © Dan Lombard

Wildlife Sightings February 2015

  • Tue 10th Mar, 2015

100 or so Common Frogs at Beck Hole were the first we recorded mating on 27th February,although interestingly we haven't recorded any spawn since.