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Spurn Birding Holiday - Spring Migrants 2023

  • Spurn/Kilnsea

Spurn is one of the top Bird Observatories in the UK for bird migration. The unique long, narrow hook of Spurn at the southern end of the Holderness coastline encourages birds to follow the narrow peninsular concentrating numbers of birds in a relatively small area.

A great place for finding and studying common migrants in spring. In 2021 during May Spurn was host to a wide variety of amazing birds. Joining the common migrants such as Common Whitethroats, Blackcaps and Willow Warblers were fabulous scarce and rare birds; Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Bee-eater, Red-rumped Swallow, Purple Heron, Temminck's Stint, Red-backed Shrike and Thrush Nightingale, the list goes on and on! There really is no place like Spurn.

Adjacent to the peninsular is the vast Humber Estuary, home to hundreds of thousands of waders such as Red Knot, Bar-tailed Godwit, Curlew and grey Plover. These birds are still with us in May before the leave back to the Arctic.  

YCN make a large donation to Spurn Bird Observatory every year from the profits of our trips. To see how your trip makes a difference Click Here

Full board accommodation and meals are provided by Westmere Farm in Kilnsea and The Crown and Anchor pub. 

Dates: May 22nd - 26th 2023

Level: Beginners and intermediate

Places: Up to 8

Leaders Richard Baines and/or Mark Pearson

Price: £595.00/person. 

What’s included: Full board for the 5 day tour with four nights' accommodation, and two expert guides.

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 YCN a call on 07747753260.

Queries: Contact Yorkshire Coast Nature.

Spurn Birding Holiday - Spring Migrants 2023

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… Read More »

Date & Time Duration Location Type Price Availability
Mon 22nd May - 1.30pm 5 days Spurn and the Humber Estuary Group £595 8 Places remaining

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