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
  • Warden intern blog pt 2. - Moth highlights!

    And now, MOTHS. Everyone loves moths, and if they don't, they should. I've been regularly moth trapping at Fairburn Ings since the end of March. It got off to a fairly slow start, the temperature throughout April not seeming to get much...
  • Life of a warden intern in spring & summer - Emma

    My name is Emma and I am the current warden intern at St Aidans & Fairburn Ings. I will be here until September after which I will move on to RSPB Saltholme for another six months. I started back in March and I have loved my time here so far. I've...
  • Spoonbillmania plus supporting cast

    The path to the new spoonbill viewing area is well trodden and with good reason, a maximum of six spoonbills have been reported over the past two weeks. The big news is that the breeding pair, who can be seen clearly from the viewing area, are now the...
  • Watching spring, watching Springwatch (St Aidan's sightings blog)

    It's been quite a week at St Aidan's, what with Springwatch coming to visit, the sun coming out for a bit, kestrel chicks hatching.... I could go on. Well, I will, because this is a sightings blog. June has brought a real taste of summer. The...
  • Spoonbills and recent sightings at Fairburn Ings

    Well the news is out now, the exciting press release stating that we have a breeding pair of spoonbills for the second year running. The new viewing area will provide excellent views of these extraordinary looking birds, and don’t forget the coal...
Latest photos
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Kingfisher

Saturday 3rd December
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 70

Kingfisher

Saturday 3rd December
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 109

Kingfisher

Saturday 3rd December
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 68

Kingfisher

Saturday 3rd December
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 93

Kingfisher

A splash of colour at Fairburn!
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 112

Kingfisher #2

Second shot of the kingfisher seen from the screen on Saturday 5th Nov. A chap we spoke to yesterday...
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 55

Kingfisher 1

Kingfisher taken at Fairburn Ings on 21 June 2016
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 62

Kingfisher 7/11/2016

Photo taken at the kingfisher screen taken on 7/11/2016
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 71

Water Rail

Fairburn today at Pick Up
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 47

Water Rail

Pick Up at Fairburn today
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 51

Water Rail at Pickup

Water Rail at Pickup hide, August 1st 2014
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 109

Water Rail at Pickup Hide

Water Rail taken from Pickup Hide at Fairburn Ings on 4th November 2014
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 54
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