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
  • 'Desperate Times, Desperate Measures' & St. Aidan's Sightings

    January is a long and desperate month for us; cold, mostly dark and goes on forever. For birds and other wildlife, it is February, which is just around the corner. Food is scarce and hard to find, the nights are still long, the temperatures low (in the...
  • Fairburn Ings sightings - Phil - 23/01

    The year has started with some great showings across the Fairburn Ings. Most notably a visit from a pair of white fronted geese at the New flash, who were joined soon after by pair of pink footed geese. They didn't hang around long en route, but it...
  • Big Garden Birdwatch Feeder Events & Tips - George

    RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch is taking place at the end of the month! Sparrows, blackbirds, robins, how many will you spot in your green space? Half a million people took part last year and both Fairburn and St Aidan’s are hosting events to get...
  • George's Misty Morning at St Aidan's

    To the delight of St Aidan's staff and visitors we’ve had sightings of a male hen harrier at the beginning of this week. Spotted early Monday morning at the North of Ridge and Furrow and up onto The Hillside. Deciding to stay for a little B&B...
  • The colours of January (Gael)

    January. You could be forgiven for thinking it’s just a drab, grey, dive under the duvet month. The tinsel and fairy lights have been packed away, and the festive season feels like a distant memory. But a squelch round St Aidan’s is probably...
Latest photos
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Pintail New Flash

Pintail taken on New Flash 24th December 2017
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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Female Siskin

Female Siskin taken near Kingfisher Screen on 17 December 2017
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 22

Christmas Robin

The north wind doth blow.... Well sometimes it does....
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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Great White Egret sheltering

Great White Egret on Cedric's Pool taken on 12 November 2017
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 34

Kestrel at St Aidan's

27-10-20117 First visit to Fairburn and St Aidan's
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 49

Nice Landing

27-10-20117 First visit to Fairburn and St Aidan's
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 39

Jay at Fairburn

27-10-20117 First visit to Fairburn and St Aidan's
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 30

Juvenile Bearded Tit

Juvenile Bearded Tit on Coal Tips taken on 25 August 2017
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 63

Juvenile Spotted Flycatcher

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

Southern Hawker on the discovery trail at Fairburn Ings on 5 August 2017
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 47

Moth hijacked my binoculars

Moth hijacked my binoculars at the big wild sleepout
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 46

Big Wild Sleep out 2

Big Wild Sleep out2
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
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