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
  • Wednesday 14th April

    The Wagtails have been out in force during the last few days. Whilst it looks like the Grey-headed might have moved on, we have had reports of around 10 Yellow and 30+ Pied on the Flashes. The flashes have also given further good sightings this week,...
  • More spring madness

    It’s a beautiful day here at Fairburn! I have just been enjoying my sandwiches outside basking in the warm sunshine watching two mallards search for grubs with ‘the friendly robin’ sitting on the seat next to me whilst listening to great...
  • Hello World!

    Hello World! We have been a bit quiet on our blog recently here at Fairburn but we are back. We will endeavour to keep people up to date with recent sightings, great pictures, news about events and stories from the reserve via the blog in a more "timely...
  • Winter wonderland

    The snow continued to fall at Fairburn Ings, I was greeted by a pure white reserve when I arrived this morning after a slightly hairy drive along the A roads of east Leeds. I am writing this blog from home today though, we closed early because the snow...
  • But red campions are pink!

    Wildflowers are looking more and more beautiful this time of year with forget-me-nots, cow parsley, herb robert, daisies and buttercups popping up all over the reserve. Hawthorn is now everywhere, if you were unsure of whether it was hawthorn before,...
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
by 28

Great White Egret sheltering

Great White Egret on Cedric's Pool taken on 12 November 2017
Posted to: Fairburn Ings
by 33

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
by 58

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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