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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  • Black terns, ospreys and other sightings at Fairburn Ings

    More star turns make a brief appearance on main bay, two juvenile black terns to be precise. They appeared on the morning of the 27 th August and stayed until mid-afternoon, a great start to the week for the observers who were lucky enough to see them...
  • Fake News of Yore - Plus St Aidan’s Sightings

    Autumn bird migration has rolled around again and our summer visitors are starting to depart as those who pause or winter here are arriving. Without today’s facilities or technologies, migration was a mystery to be explained and by, did some imaginations...
  • Cattle egret and recent sightings at Fairburn Ings

    As we move ever closer to autumn birds are starting to move from their breeding grounds in preparation for migration. This is the time to keep your eyes open for birds passing through the reserve which you wouldn’t expect to see as they drop into...
  • St Aidan's sightings blog

    St Aidan’s continues to delight as summer rolls towards autumn and migration time. Across the site, the hirondines are feeding up and getting ready to head south. Swallows and swifts , house martins and sand martins are still to be seen on the...
  • Fairburn Ings sightings 29th July 2018 to 11th August 2018

    The summer is almost over, as far as the birds are concerned anyway, as many species begin to move south in preparation for their long journey to warmer climes for the winter. Cuckoos of course are short stay birds, arriving late April to early May and...
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