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2021 Spring Birding And Wildlife Photography

  • East and North Yorkshire
  • from £435 (see pricing table below)

Based at Highfield Farm, Driffield this 2.5-day tour focuses on the wonderful diversity of bird species in East and North Yorkshire. Combining both photography and birding, you will have the unique opportunity to learn from two experts.

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 WarblerSedge WarblerGrasshopper Warbler and Cettis Warbler.

YCN expert guides Richard Baines and Steve Race will work hard to ensure you have memorable experiences. Our small group tours ensure you learn a great deal, from identification tips to photography advice.

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

Level: Beginners and Intermediate

Places: Up to 9

Leaders Richard Baines and Steve Race

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 Richard Baines a call on 07747 753260 or email to richard.baines@yorkshirecoastnature.co.uk


2021 Spring Birding And Wildlife Photography

Steve Race YCN role:  Company Director and Pro Wildlife Photographer/Wildlife Guide Awards:  2013 - “Commended” in the “Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards”. 2013 - “Commended” in the “Big Picture USA – Natural World Photography Competition”. 2013 -... Read More


2021 Spring Birding And Wildlife Photography

Richard Baines PGdip MCIEEM YCN role: Company Director and Birding/Wildlife Guide Qualifications: National Diploma Land Use and Recreation, Post Graduate Diploma Environmental Conservation Profession al Membership: Member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) Personal Profile:... Read More

Date & Time Duration Location Type Price Availability
Wed 7th Apr - 1.00pm 2.5 days East and North Yorkshire Group £435 5 Places remaining

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