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
  • Fairburn Ings Sightings

    This week we welcome our new sightings blogger, Pete. He's a regular at Fairburn, knows his wildlife & pretty handy with a camera too. If you see him around, give him a wave (he'll have a badge, whether he'll be incognito is another thing...
  • The good, the bad and the ugly

    For your delight and delectation, I spent a couple of hours crawling around on my allotment this week, hobnobbing with the insects. There's nothing like getting down and dirty on a sunny spring day to press your 'wow' buttons. Here's who...
  • 6000 miles (or 9,952km) Plus St. Aidan's Sightings

    This is the distance, as a crow flies, between Leeds and Cape Town, South Africa and represents the UK’s importance for birds that winter in Africa and breed here. All wheatear spend their winters in central Africa and come spring, the various races...
  • Yorkshire's 'worst kept secret'...

    RSPB St Aidan's is home to hundreds of species, many of which are rare, but one in particular which is very special indeed. Certain species of bird are so sensitive and rare that their location isn't disclosed in order to protect them (Schedule...
  • The hare necessities

    This week RSPB Aire Valley gave a bunch of us volunteers a chance to learn some bird identification tips from volunteer ranger John at Fairburn Ings. The volunteers range from gardeners to meeters & greeters, shop assistants to rangers and bloggers...
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