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Goshawk Birding Safari

  • North Yorkshire Forest

Northern Goshawks are one of the most magical birds in Europe. Their aerial display, strength and hunting ability is legendary. They are one of the most powerful and iconic raptors in the UK and we are proud to have a good population in North Yorkshire.

These very special be-spoke Goshawk Safari days are designed to give you the best chance of seeing Goshawks and if we are lucky photographing these wonderful birds. Goshawks are often very secretive because they spend most of their lives deep in the forest. This changes at key times of year. Late winter from February through to May is a great time to watch their roller coaster display

July and August are the next key months for Goshawk watching. The juveniles are out of the nest and learning their hunting skills. They love to fight with other raptors above the forest. This is classic 'fight club' and can be a great time to get a good look at these fearsome birds.

YCN Director Richard Baines has been watching Goshawks all his life from Europe to North Yorkshire. He is highly experienced at identification and ecology so you will not only learn about how to find and identify these amazing birds but also about their lifecycle. Only four available dates and places restricted to six 

What Can You Expect:

  • Small group with plenty of opportunities to interact with your guide
  • Transport for the whole day
  • Professional and local expert guides with a lifetime of birding knowledge in Yorkshire
  • A fun day packed with exciting locations, tuition, opportunities for photography and of course great birds!
  • A free Yorkshire Wildlife Checklist

Goshawk Birding Safari

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 »

Date & Time Duration Location Type Price Availability
Sat 15th Feb - 8.00am 8 hours North Yorkshire £60 0 Places remaining
Fri 27th Mar - 8.00am 8 hours North Yorkshire £60 1 Places remaining
Sat 4th Apr - 8.00am 8 hours North Yorkshire £60 0 Places remaining
Sun 12th Jul - 8.00am 8 hours North Yorkshire £60 0 Places remaining
Sat 8th Aug - 8.00am 8 hours North Yorkshire £60 0 Places remaining