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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.

Wild scenes of water and woods in North Yorkshire © Margaret Boyd

Connecting To The Natural World

  • Sun 24th May, 2020

Getting outside is a vital way of preserving and encouraging positive mental health and so is some of the best advice that I received growing up and vital advice to pass on to my children.

Sunrise on 3rd May 2020. A view from Richard's garden near York.

International Dawn Chorus Yorkshire 2020

  • Mon 4th May, 2020

If you can only do it once, then getting up an what feels like an ungodly hour, to sit outside in the cold, then do it as its one of the most magical experiences of the natural world.

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.