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Subalpine Warblers at Spurn

Many of you will be aware that the taxonomy of Subalpine Warbler has been revised with 3 species (Eastern, Western and Moltoni’s) now recognised as occurring in Britain. Spurn is one of the best sites in the country for them with nearly 30 records and we want to try and identify as many as possible to species.


New Migration festival website

There is now a website dedicated to the Spurn Migration festival



The Observatory urgently needs the help of the birding community, please read this and help us by objecting to this development

Sandy beaches caravan site have put in an application to “move” the existing caravan site westwards due to coastal erosion. The new plans show the clubhouse and a number of caravans sited immediately adjacent to our church field, an area we have invested over £50,000 in the last year to improve habitat for wildlife.


Latest Sightings

Monday 15th December 2014

Sea-watch 08.45-10.15. A chilly day with a force 2-3 W wind and mainly cloudy day.
Moving south were 2 Whooper Swan, 2 Common Scoter, 33 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Cormorant, 61 Herring Gull, 1 Kittiwake.
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Spurn clothing

Did you know Spurn has it’s own line in clothing? We can kit you out in anything from a soft shell coat, tee shirt, hoody, baseball cap or beanie hat, we don’t do underwear yet but you never know!

To keep our overheads down and provide you with exactly what you want we order each item individually, contact Terry McEvoy to place you order you’ll be amazed at what we can supply.

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