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A wonderful grass verge full of colour and great wildlife habitat near Haxby on my walk © Richard Baines

The Dandy Highwayman

  • Thu 23rd Apr, 2020

One day I see endless green verges on my lockdown walk, a depressing monoculture of one colour; grass and more grass. A few short days later I start the same walk and as if by magic the grass has been hijacked by dandelions. The blossoming speed has taken me by surprise and lifted my spirit.

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.

Steppe Eagle India Nov 2017 © Richard Baines

Champions For The Day 31st March 2020

  • Wed 18th Mar, 2020

I will be birding close to home in York on the 31st March, as part of our Yorkshire Terriers virtual team and I am hoping you can do the same. why not join us and help us #SteppeUpforEagles

Blackthorn in flower © Jo Ruth

Dark Crone Of The Woods

  • Fri 21st Feb, 2020

Exploding white flowers from bare black branches, blossom before leaf, March belongs to blackthorn. Every winter I look forward to that first spring bloom, and then as if by magic an amazing carpet of white covers the whole tree.

Buckton Pond the start of Hoddy Cows Lane © Margaret Boyd

Hoddy Cows Lane – An Alternative Way To The Cliffs

  • Sun 16th Feb, 2020

Starting from the village of Buckton, just a couple of miles north of Bempton village, the old farm track that is Hoddy Cows Lane takes you all the way to the edge of those fabulous cliffs.