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Spring Birdwatching In Yorkshire 2020

  • North and East Yorkshire

Spring Birdwatching in Yorkshire 2020

Based at Highfield Farm, this 2.5-day tour focuses on the wonderful diversity of bird species in East and North Yorkshire. Over 100 species of bird are possible.

Spring is a fantastic time for arriving songbirds and breeding waders. In the forests and moorland Redstarts, Whinchats, Ring Ouzels and Pied Flycatchers can be seen along with the majestic Northern Goshawk. Nearby nesting Golden Plover, Lapwing, Curlew and Snipe flourish amongst the heather and mosses of the beautiful North York Moors National Park

On Flamborough Headland the Puffins, Razorbills, Guillemots, Kittiwakes, Shags and Gannets have arrived back to nest in their thousands providing fantastic photographic opportunities.

Nearby at Top Hill Low nature reserve spring is a great time to watch fantastic birds such as Barn Owls amongst the many newly arrived wetland warblers such as Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler and Cettis Warbler

This wonderful combination of forests, moorland and towering sea cliffs provides a great birdwatching and photography destination. 

YCN expert guides Richard Baines and Mark Pearson will work hard to ensure you have memorable experiences. Our small group tours ensure you learn a great deal, from identification tips to field craft advice, as well as getting to grips with those difficult-to-find species. 

Accommodation and meals are provided by Highfield Farm, renowned for its delicious home-cooked food. 

Level: Beginners and intermediate

Places: Up to 8

Leaders Richard Baines and Mark Pearson

Price: £435.00/person. Reduction available for double occupancy. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR ROOM SHARING PRICE BEFORE BOOKING  

What’s included: Full board for the 2.5 day tour with two nights' accommodation, transport and guiding. A tour itinerary can be downloaded at the link to the left.

To Book: Please use the booking facility below, complete the booking form and we will then get in touch with you to finalise the booking. Any queries please give YCN a call on 07747753260.

Queries: Contact Yorkshire Coast Nature. richard.baines@yorkshirecoastnature.co.uk 


Spring Birdwatching in Yorkshire 2020

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


Spring Birdwatching in Yorkshire 2020

Mark Pearson Mark is an obsessive Yorkshire coast birder and naturalist whose roles include wildlife guide, ecologist, speaker, writer and educator. He is regularly asked to share his knowledge and enthusiasm on TV and radio and delights in spreading the gospel by any means necessary, whether through outreach,… Read More »

Date & Time Duration Location Type Price Availability
Fri 15th May - 1.00pm 2.5 days North and East Yorkshire £435 8 Places remaining

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