Aire Valley - Fairburn Ings and St Aidan's

Aire Valley - Fairburn Ings and St Aidan's

Aire Valley - Fairburn Ings and St Aidan's
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Latest blog posts
  • Frazzled & Frayed - Plus St Aidan’s Sightings

    At this time of year our gardens seem to be populated by sickly looking birds such as ragged robins, bedraggled blackbirds, shabby starlings, jaded jays, mussed magpies and tatty tits. The subject of feather moult is fraught with variation by species...
  • St. Aidan's Activities for Families

    The school holidays are here, and we're welcoming families to St. Aidan's Nature Park to go wild! The RSPB's Wild Challenge is home to tonnes of ideas about how you & your children can get close to nature. You can sign up as a family...
  • The baby boom continues at Fairburn Ings

    If I could write a fanfare I would be doing it now, after another excellent spring for our rarer breeding birds. To add to the breeding success of the spoonbills , black-necked grebes and bearded tits we had our first sighting of a pair of juvenile bitterns...
  • We Bioblitzed it!

    This week Fairburn Ings was delighted to take part in Chris Packham's UK Bioblitz 2018 . We were one of 50 wildlife sites chosen to undertake a wildlife audit, the results of which will be used to create a benchmark to measure the rise and fall of...
  • The waders are coming, the waders are coming..........

    It may only be July but autumn migration is underway, waders are starting to move and the timing couldn’t be better with water levels dropping around the reserve. The top visitor would have to be the scarce wood sandpiper which has been present...
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