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
  • Show the love: my low carbon commute

    I'm lucky enough to live 2.5 miles from my workplace, and I can walk there along National Cycle Route 66 – the Aire Valley Towpath . The first half mile is built up, and there's a noisy, smelly road to endure, but then I step away from the...
  • 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...
Latest photos
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Bullfinches

Bullfinches on feeders - these beauties have gone from zero to the most common bird on my feeders completely...
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Stonechat male

beautiful male stonechat taken up at St Aidens my first decent bird pic :)
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Pintail New Flash

Pintail taken on New Flash 24th December 2017
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Female Siskin

Female Siskin taken near Kingfisher Screen on 17 December 2017
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Christmas Robin

The north wind doth blow.... Well sometimes it does....
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Great White Egret sheltering

Great White Egret on Cedric's Pool taken on 12 November 2017
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Kestrel at St Aidan's

27-10-20117 First visit to Fairburn and St Aidan's
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Nice Landing

27-10-20117 First visit to Fairburn and St Aidan's
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Jay at Fairburn

27-10-20117 First visit to Fairburn and St Aidan's
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Juvenile Bearded Tit

Juvenile Bearded Tit on Coal Tips taken on 25 August 2017
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Juvenile Spotted Flycatcher

Juvenile Spotted Flycatcher taken in pylon field off path to Ledston on 19 August 2017
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Southern Hawker

Southern Hawker on the discovery trail at Fairburn Ings on 5 August 2017
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