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
  • 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...
  • St Aidan's 'Thursday Team' Volunteers

    Today we are focusing on our Thursday Volunteer Reserve Assistants. This group of volunteers work across the reserve to support the wardens in maintaining the reserve for wildlife and visitors. Sam, who is one of our Thursday volunteers, says...
  • Lesley, Reserve Volunteer

    Lesley is one of our Wednesday Reserve Assistants at Fairburn Ings and is very enthusiast about the team “We are a friendly group of usually 6 who work well together. We even have a WhatsApp group chat called ‘Wot’s ‘Appning Wednesday’...
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