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Species In The Spotlight: Hedgehog

  • Wed 17th Sep, 2014

Hedgehogs congregate in numbers only near rich feeding sites. Such gatherings are therefore characterised by much bickering and aggression.

From Flamborough, via Filey...

YCN At The Spurn Migration Festival

  • Sat 13th Sep, 2014

After being one of the original sponsors of the inaugual Spurn Migration Festival last year, Yorkshire Coast Nature were once again proud to be supporting this fantastic event. Here's Mark's take on a memorable weekend of birds, barns, booze and bales.

The Outer Head at Flamborough

Flamborough Foot-it Part 1: Off To A Flyer!

  • Fri 5th Sep, 2014

My autumn 'Foot-it' challenge for Flamborough Bird Observatory involves me seeing as many bird species as possible during September and October, writes Richard Baines. I can only record species after setting out on foot from my home. Nothing seen from car, bike, boat or roller-skates counts!

Caspian Gull © Richard Baines

August 2014 Bird Sightings Round-up

  • Thu 4th Sep, 2014

A rich and varied month here on the coast, writes YCN's Mark James Pearson, with a wide selection of notables moving through and a suitably exotic rare wader on hand to grab the headlines.

Knot © Mark James Pearson

July 2014 Bird Sightings Round-up

  • Tue 5th Aug, 2014

A generally pleasant and warm month for the most part here on the coast, with plenty to enjoy as ever, a couple of big surprises and a bumper breeding season for many species, writes YCN's Mark James Pearson