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Year of the Dove (logo by Jo Ruth Design)

Year Of The Dove - Turtle Dove International Campaign

  • Tue 10th Aug, 2021

I have been watching and enjoying Turtle Doves all my life in my home county of Yorkshire but what I didn’t know until recently was that they have been so important to people for thousands of years.

The wardens on Coquet sporting their very smart Covid Puffin masks

Yorkshire Coast Nature 2021 Grant Helps Roseate Terns

  • Fri 12th Feb, 2021

YCN responded to an appeal to replace this vital bit of kit and bought a new 2000KW generator for the reserve with a £200 grant.

Tree Sparrow © Margaret Boyd

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

  • Thu 28th Jan, 2021

There’s no better way to spend an hour this weekend recording your garden birds and contributing to this fantastic citizen science project.

Roseate Tern Coquet © Dan Lombard

Great News For Rosy Terns

  • Mon 8th Jun, 2020

Hot off the YCN conservation sponsorship press: In our sixth year of funding for the RSPB coquet Roseate Tern Project we have just heard our nest box number 56 was once again the first egg of the season.

Common Buzzard © Richard Baines

Champions Of The Driveway

  • Sat 4th Apr, 2020

At Yorkshire Coast Nature we try to take on as many good causes as possible, raising money and awareness to benefit wildlife is close to our heart. Here are two stories from Margaret and Richard birding for eagles on the 31st March 2020.