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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.

Pyramidal Orchid North Yorkshire 2013 © Richard Baines

The Great Yorkshire Orchid Hunt 2014

  • Thu 1st May, 2014

How many species of wild orchid can we see on our nature tours and photography workshops in Yorkshire in 2014? Well, last year we reached 20 species in North and East Yorkshire! Read on to see how you can join us on this year.s hunt.

A dull, grey start to the day

Sunrise Surprise

  • Mon 28th Apr, 2014

Sunrise at Bempton was off to a shaky start the other morning. After inexplicably being wide awake at 3am I decided to haul myself out of bed, gather up my kit and head out to the cliffs for a morning photo session with the seabirds.

Guillemots - Steve Race ©

Bempton Cliffs - Seabird City

  • Sat 26th Apr, 2014

Every year from March to October Bempton Cliffs holds over 200,000 breeding seabirds.Gannets,Puffins,Kittiwakes and Guillemots take to the cliffs to nest on the ledges of the 400ft white chalk cliffs.