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Spoonbill at Filey © Mark Pearson

May 2014 Bird Sightings Round-up

  • Wed 4th Jun, 2014

Another May, another blinder on the Yorkshire coast, writes Mark James Pearson – rivalling autumn for wall-to-wall goodies, but with the added attraction of  technicolour Mediterranean overshoots brightening the dullest of days.

Fulmar from All My Sons © Richard Baines

Real Staithes

  • Wed 4th Jun, 2014

Yorkshire Coast Nature has teamed up Real Staithes to offer a great Yorkshire wildlife-watching experience! Read their story here.

Nightjar adult © John Harwood

The Goat-sucker

  • Fri 23rd May, 2014

May is the month when Nightjars return from Africa to breed in the North York Moors. Like all night birds, negative and sometimes sinister folklore has grown up around them.

Mullein © Richard Baines

Spring Moths At Flamborough

  • Sun 11th May, 2014

Despite a second consecutive cold spring, moth-trappers at Flamborough Head have discovered a few special species in their traps this April and May.

Garganey © Mark Pearson

April 2014 Bird Sightings Round-up

  • Sun 4th May, 2014

Often one of the best months of the year for great birds on the Yorkshire coast, this April continued the tradition with a typically outrageous headliner and a mouth-watering supporting cast, writes YCN's Mark James Pearson.