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Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 2020

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Spurn is one of the top Bird Observatories in the UK for bird migration. The unique long, narrow hook of Spurn at the southern end of the Holderness coastline encourages birds to follow the narrow peninsular concentrating numbers of birds in a relatively small area.

A great place for finding and studying common migrants from Scandinavian thrushes to terns and wildfowl. Spurn is also one of the top sites in the UK for rare and scarce birds. In the last five years our YCN trips to Spurn have encountered Olive-backed Pipit, Great Grey Shrike, Long-billed Dowitcher and Siberian Accentor

Adjacent to the peninsular is the vast Humber Estuary, home in autumn and winter to hundreds of thousands of waders such as Red Knot, Bar-tailed Godwit, Curlew and grey Plover. These fantastic flocks make impressive viewing on the mudflats and saltmarsh as they create wonder murmirations over the mudflats.

The fee for this holiday includes a generous donation to support the amazing work of Spurn Bird Observatory so you can be sure your time with us contributes to community bird conservation work

Full board accommodation and meals are provided by Westmere Farm in Kilnsea and The Crown and Anchor pub. 

Dates: October 26th - 30th 2020

Level: Beginners and intermediate

Places: Up to 8

Leaders Richard Baines and Mark Pearson

Price: £575.00/person. 

What’s included: Full board for the 5 day tour with four nights' accommodation, and two expert guides.

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


Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 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 »


Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 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
Mon 26th Oct - 1.00pm 5 days Spurn and the Humber Estuary £575 5 Places remaining

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