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
  • Stars of Fairburn Ings... George's watercolour inspiration

    Nature has always inspired creativity for me. From my first school poetry attempts describing seasonal changes, to university studies into natural plant dyes. I have always returned to wildlife for guidance and influence. In my growing connectivity to...
  • St Aidan's sightings - and hearings! Gael's visit

    The sun shone for my visit to St Aidan’s this week. The place just sparkled! I started my walk with a stroll along the Hillside. Great tits , blue tits and long tailed tits accompanied me as I crunched through the icy puddles, warming their voices...
  • Fairburn Ings Sightings - George & Darren (6th Feb)

    The days have dropped cold and misty again in winter’s last icy breath. The atmosphere around Fairburn Ings is serene but charged like the calm before a storm. The storm in this case being the hustle and bustle of upcoming spring. A visit to...
  • Poppy's First Big Garden Birdwatch

    Well Poppy’s first Big garden Birdwatch was a fun weekend, my little amateur bird watcher had a flurry of visitors. Although like most wildlife she sees now they were greeted with excitable woofs. Too ensure we got the most out of our weekend...
  • My darling starlings

    Did you take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch ? My Birdwatch was from the comfort of my kitchen where I while away many an hour watching the visitors to the feeding station in my tiny urban back yard. I installed my feeders about a year ago –...
Latest photos
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Blackbird

Taken at Lin Dike 6 April 2015
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Drinker Moth Caterpillar

Call this fella Dougal after spotting what looks like a face.
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Glossy Ibis in sunlight

Glossy Ibis. Taken at Fairburn Ings on 29th June 2014
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Redpoll

Redpoll taken near Bob Dickens Hide on 22 Nov 2014
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A lot to say

Robin. Taken at Fairburn Ings on 6th November 2014.
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East Indean Duck?

By the swan/duck feeding platform. I'm not fully sure what sort of duck this is and East Indian is...
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Roe Deer in the snow

Roe Deer taken at Lin Dike on 17 December 2016
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Green Woodpecker

Taken from the gate to the left of the Kingfisher screen. Click on the pic again, it looks better
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Kingfisher

This is another shot of the same Kingfisher. (There were two KFs, but one flew away before we could get...
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Red Kite

Seen on walk from Ledsham to Ledston 18 January 2015
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Little Ringed Plover Lin Dike

Little Ringed Plover taken on Spoonbill Flash on 13 May 2017
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Stonechat

Stonechat taken on New Lane 22 Nov 2014
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