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Birding Discovery Day - Coastal - Winter 2022

  • North and East Yorkshire Coast

Winter on the Yorkshire coast is a great time for birds and birding, with divers, seaducks, waders, seabirds, a variety of gulls and much more on offer, plus specialist songbirds and even raptors!

Join expert local professional guide Mark Pearson on the coast this winter, where we'll look for iconic species such as Great Northern, Red-throated and Black-throated Divers, seaducks such as Common Scoters and Eiders, grebes, a variety of gulls, waders including close-up Purple Sandpipers, Curlews, and many others, as well as the chance of Snow and Lapland Buntings, Black Redstarts, Short-eared Owls and much more!  

We'll adapt our plan according to the conditions and the tides on the day, but don't be put off by the weather - harsh conditions could bring us Little AuksGrey PhalaropesLong-tailed Ducks and other northern gems, while scarcities we've enjoyed on previous winter tours include Desert WheatearRough-legged Buzzard and Surf Scoter

A variety of locations including Scarborough, Filey and Flamborough are at our disposal, providing a range of productive habitats and landscapes. We'll visit the most productive of them on the day, and it may well be a combination of several (or even all!) the above locations.... Expect to learn a lot, first hand and in the thick of the action! 

Please note: transport is not provided on this day tour. All sites will be in close proximity to the meeting point to be arranged.

These exclusive one-day tours are designed for everyone - from beginners to the more experienced – who'd like be part of small (maximum of four) group tour, creating a real 'team' adventure.

What you can expect on one of our Birding Discovery Days 2022:

  • A small group creates constant, great opportunities to interact with your guide
  • Professional, local expert guide with a lifetime of birding knowledge in Yorkshire
  • A fun-packed day; exciting locations, tuition, opportunities for photography and of course great birds!
  • A free Yorkshire Wildlife Checklist

Birding Discovery Day - Coastal - Winter 2022

Mark Pearson BSc Hons YCN role: Birding/Wildlife Guide Qualifications: Higher National Diploma in Ornithology, BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science Personal Profile: Mark is an obsessive Yorkshire coast birder and naturalist whose roles include wildlife guide, ecologist, speaker, writer and educator. He… Read More »

Date & Time Duration Location Type Price Availability
Sat 10th Dec - 8.30am 8 hours North and East Yorkshire Group £60 4 Places remaining
Fri 16th Dec - 8.30am 8 hours North and East Yorkshire Group £60 4 Places remaining
Sat 17th Dec - 8.30am 8 hours North and East Yorkshire Group £60 4 Places remaining

Event Reviews

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Had a fabulous day with Mark last Friday at Flamborough. Saw Siberian Chiffchaff and Dusky Warbler, both first timers for me. I can thoroughly... Read Full Review »