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YOC trip to Potteric Carr 9th June

We met at YWT Potteric Carr Nature Reserve just before 9am to find that the road in front of the reserve was closed from 9am to 2pm due to a marathon. This meant that we had a very pleasant day

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Spurn 12th May

Spurn was lovely and sunny yesterday for the Club Trip – ten of us went and enjoyed a full day out – pity some of the rarities had moved on with clear skies on Saturday night and we dipped on

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Teesdale 7th April

Twelve of us went on the trip – some getting up at 4 am to head over to Teesdale. We met up at Langdon Beck cattle grid in atrocious weather at 7 am on Sunday – very high winds, bitterly

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LDV trip 10th March

With the weather forecast looking awful, there was not much point in heading to Wykeham for raptor watching so an intrepid bunch, lead by Jono, braved the weather and headed for the LDV. See Jono’s blog for a write up

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Hornsea and the east coast

Eleven members met up at Hornsea Mere this morning (Sunday 10th February) on what proved to be a chilly but dry day. Many of the wildfowl were distant from Kirkholme Point but a good selection was noted, including a bird

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2019 Michael Clegg Memorial Birdrace

The 2019 Michael Clegg Memorial Birdrace took place across Yorkshire last Sunday, 6th January. Four teams from the York area took part. Here are summaries that were posted on Yorkbirding email and Twitter. Well done to the York Upstarts (Tim,

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January meeting change of speaker

There is a change of speaker for the January meeting. The talk will be by Richard Baines on “Birds and wildlife of Northern Thailand”. Date, time and venue remain the same. 8th January 2019 at 7.30pm, St Olave’s Chruch Hall.

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St Aidan’s trip

11 members and a guest went for the day to St Aidan’s RSPB reserve. It was a sunny day for a change with 74 species seen or heard. Highlights were Red Kite, Peregrine, Great White Egret, Cetti’s Warbler (heard by

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Photo Competition 2018

Last night, 4th December, was the annual photographic competition. Twenty people entered photographs in three categories. Once we managed to gain entry to the hall, a decent turnout had an enjoyable evening. There will be a gallery of winners in

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Spurn on 8th October 2018

Fourteen of us met up at Kilnsea Wetlands on Sunday 8th for one of our annual autumn jaunts to Spurn. It was lovely to have Jenny back with us again, now that she has recovered from her broken hip. The

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