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Flamborough 10th Nov

On Sunday 10th November, nine club members met at Flamborough Head for the November club trip. An hour’s seawatching in the new hide (thanks to the observatory) produced three or four Little Auks, at least 20 Red-throated Divers, Gannets, Common

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Club Weekend Trip to Northumberland: 18th – 20th October 2019

Seventeen of us headed to Northumberland for the Club’s autumn weekend away. Having met up at Stannington Farm Shop for a tasty breakfast en-route, we headed off in rain (the theme of the weekend) to RSPB Hauxley reserve – now

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East Coast Trip 6th October

You might think it would have been crazy to go out birding in the dire weather this morning, but four of us (Peter, Neil, Noel and myself) braved it and headed east to Flamborough. We had a great day with

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YOC trip Hatfield Moor 15th September

Seven members met at 8am in the main Hatfield Moor car park. It was a first ever club trip to this site and a first visit for many of the members. From the car park, 1-2 Green Woodpeckers were heard

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Pocklington Canal evening walk

On a very pleasant evening, 6th August, we had a successful walk along the canal between Hagg Bridge and Storwood. Wildlife recorded was: 3 juvenile kestrels 1 sparrowhawk 1 barn owl hunting 5 chiffchaffs 1 willow warbler 2 sedge warblers

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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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