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Harbour Porpoise © Richard Baines

What To Look Out For - December 2017

  • Mon 20th Nov, 2017

Mid-winter may not be the month you might think about looking for cetaceans (collective name given to whales and dolphins) on the Yorkshire coast. Well think again!

Bearded Tit at Scarborough © Alex Meek

Wildlife Sightings - October 2017

  • Wed 1st Nov, 2017

It’s amazing how two autumns can be so different! After the Siberian high pressure weather system and birds of 2016 it was all about Atlantic storms from the west in October 2017. Despite the shift there were many highlights. Rarest sightings include a massive Leatherback Turtle and a Cliff Swallow.

Hawfinch Flamborough © Jo Hood

What To Look Out For - November 2017

  • Mon 30th Oct, 2017

One of nature’s greatest spectacles is migration. On the east coast of England we are lucky enough to experience the wonderful arrival of hundreds of thousands of migrant birds from Northern Europe each autumn.

Minke Whale Staithes © Richard Baines

Wildlife Sightings - September 2017

  • Thu 5th Oct, 2017

Warm westerly weather systems dominated September 2017. Despite the lack of easterly winds this was a busy month and there were some great birds and other wildlife around and at the end of the month the visual migration watchers got their rewards big time!

Yellow Stagshorn © Richard Baines

What To Look Out For - September 2017

  • Tue 19th Sep, 2017

Autumn is a great time to explore your local woodlands in search of strange shapes emerging from the ground overnight. Richard Baines of Yorkshire Coast Nature chooses three types of fungi of differing forms, to look out for in the coming weeks.