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Songbirds Of The North Yorkshire Forests And Moors

  • North Yorkshire

Learning bird song can be a daunting task. This tour focuses on birds of woodland and open country in North Yorkshire, getting to grips with a wide range of species from common warblers to finches. The North Yorkshire forests have a great variety of habitats from ancient deciduous to recent coniferous woodlands, containing specialist birds such as Crossbills, Redstarts and Tree Pipits. Close by in the heather of the North York Moors National Park, Whinchats and occasional Ring Ouzels reside.

Our tour aims to teach in a small relaxed group environment, offering plenty of time and discussion with skilled leaders. Daily field trips will visit prime locations looking at a range of species and habitats. On each tour a small number of informal evening lectures will be held as part of the package to discuss the day’s birds, review photos and plan the next day.

Each year we support the work of a nature conservation organisation with a grant from the profits of our tours. Joining one of our tours is a great way to experience this unique area while supporting local wildlife.

Level: Beginners and Intermediate.

Choose from a full three-day tour or a shorter tour over one day. See our list of dates and options below. 

Places: 10

Leaders Steve Race and Richard Baines

Price £285.00/person for the full 3 days or £42 for the one day tour

What’s included: Full board for the three day tour with two nights' accomodation, transport and guiding. For the one day tour transport (where required) and guiding is included.

For a full itinerary please email us at enquiries@yorkshirecoastnature.co.uk or call us for an informal chat on 01262 851999


Songbirds of the North Yorkshire Forests and Moors

Steve Race is our lead photographer at Yorkshire Coast Nature. From his start with a film camera in the early eighties right up to the digital era of today, Steve has acquired a great eye for wildlife photography. His passion for the natural world shines through on his workshops and tours with… Read More »


Songbirds of the North Yorkshire Forests and Moors

Richard Baines Richard is an experienced ornithologist/ecologist who has been studying and working as a Nature Guide and in Wildlife Conservation for 30 years. From recording UK migrant birds as a volunteer for Flamborough Bird Observatory to monitoring Siberian migrants in China; he has become highly experienced… Read More »