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Bird Migration Workshops 2018

  • Flamborough Headland South Landing

Bird Migration Workshops 2018 (in partnership with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and Flamborough Bird Observatory)

Ever wondered how bird migration works and how amazing it would be to witness this spectacle yourself, with a chance to see some of these beautiful and delicate travellers in the hand?

These exclusive days will be based at Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s Living Seas Centre (LSC) at South Landing, Flamborough. The focus will be on learning in a relaxed exciting environment from local experts. Staff from Yorkshire Coast Nature, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and Flamborough Bird Observatory will be leading the day. Subjects we will be exploring and activities include:

  • The mechanics of bird migration how do they do it, an indoor short talk
  • Bird identification walk in woods, cliff tops and beaches of Flamborough Headland
  • Bird ringing demonstration in the LSC
  • Where to go birding on Flamborough Headland, a short talk on the best sites at the best time of year

What’s included: Expert guides throughout the day, bird identification tour, exclusive access to ringing demonstration, in depth lecture and use of the LSC for the group.  Please bring binoculars, we do have pairs of high quality Leica binoculars to hire for £10/day. Please book them on our email below.

Dates: Sunday 6th May, Sunday 30th September, Sunday 21st October. Each day starts at 0830 and finishes approximately 5pm

Cost: £55/person. Numbers limited to 12. (Payment in advance use the booking facility below)

Leaders from: Jono Leadley, Anthony Hurd (YWT), Richard Baines (YCN) and representatives of Flamborough Bird Observatory

Enquiries: richard.baines@yorkshirecoastnature.co.uk


Bird Migration Workshops 2018

Richard Baines Richard is an experienced ornithologist/ecologist who has been studying and working as a Nature Guide and in Wildlife Conservation for 30 years. From recording UK migrant birds as a volunteer for Flamborough Bird Observatory to monitoring Siberian migrants in China; he has become highly experienced… Read More »


Bird Migration Workshops 2018

Jono Leadley Jono is likely to be found wandering around Wheldrake Ings near York looking at what migrant birds he can find, or perhaps trying to identify plants in the meadows, or hanging out at the local landfill site looking at gulls. He has a wide-ranging and lifelong interest in wildlife and has worked… Read More »

Date & Time Duration Location Type Price Availability
Sun 6th May - 8.30am 8 hours Flamborough South Landing Group £55 11 Places remaining
Sun 30th Sep - 8.30am 8 hours Flamborough South Landing Group £55 12 Places remaining
Sun 21st Oct - 8.30am 8 hours Flamborough South Landing Group £55 12 Places remaining