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Bohemian Waxwing North Yorkshire © Steve Race

The Sound Of Silver

  • Sun 8th Nov, 2020

I’m listening for a delicate silvery trill, the unmistakable call of a Bohemian Waxwing. These magical birds must be in everybody’s top ten of European birds. As a very good friend of mine once wrote ‘to be tired of Waxwings is to be tired of life’.

Inspiring the Generations

Inspiring The Generations

  • Wed 4th Nov, 2020

Margaret Boyd YCN wildlife guide and Education Officer at Yorkshire Water Top Hill Low Nature Reserve shares her personal reflections on the importance of environmental education in all ages.

Great Northern Diver Scarborough © Steve Race

Divers On The Yorkshire Coast

  • Sat 24th Oct, 2020

Divers can be tricky to observe for long periods of time. You have to be quick and patient because they can spend up to 60% of their time foraging for food.

Goldcrest © Richard Baines Flamborough October 2005

The King Of Birds

  • Tue 29th Sep, 2020

A large high-pressure system had developed over Scandinavia reaching across the North Sea to the English east coast. This created a beautiful open sky and easterly tail winds, ideal for songbird migration. I knew we could be in for a ‘fall’ of migrants but I didn’t really expect a royal deluge!

Common Swift - a vismig favourite, especially when it's the first of the spring! © Mark Pearson

The Dark Art Of Vismigging, Part Two – Leading Lines

  • Sat 29th Aug, 2020

Visible Migration – aka Vismig – is, literally, the kind of bird migration that can be seen and enjoyed first hand.