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What To Look Out For

Year-round wildlife alerts and top tips on common wildlife to look out for on the coast of North and East Yorkshire

Hedgehog © Richard Baines

What To Look Out For - December 2018

  • Thu 1st Nov, 2018

A movement caught my eye on a nearby flat stone. Wow it’s a newt and not any old newt but a Great Crested Newt!

Bohemian Waxwing © Steve Race

What To Look Out For - November 2018

  • Sat 27th Oct, 2018

Birds can crash into your life when you least expect it, even from outer space!

Oystercatcher Filey © Dan Lombard

What To Look Out For October 2018

  • Mon 1st Oct, 2018

Do tiny Goldcrests really fly across the wild North Sea? Or do they as east coast communities once though fly on the back of larger birds such as geese or woodcocks?

A Whaley Good Week!

A Whaley Good Week!

  • Sun 2nd Sep, 2018

Wow what a week for Whales! This is our fourth year leading seabird and whale trips with Sean Baxter and his family in Staithes on the North Yorkshire coast. The three sailings this week have been three of the best.

Comma on Buddleia © Richard Baines

What To Look Out For - August 2018

  • Mon 30th Jul, 2018

Looking closely at butterflies on Buddleia can bring a rare reward. On the 25th August 2006 at Flamborough, the late Martin Garner and I caught sight of a larger butterfly flying across my garden. It rested on a wooden post and that’s when I realised it was a rare Camberwell Beauty!