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Siberian Accentor donations benefit local community

Siberian Accentor donations benefit local community

Paul Collins recently presented a cheque for £400 to Easington Parish Council. The money was collected by the observatory from kind donations given by birders visiting Easington to see the Siberian Accentor in October last year.


Dialogue with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

We are all disappointed and frustrated with the recent planning decision regarding the YWT Visitor Centre. In some quarters this frustration has turned into anger and quite a large number of people have asked SBOT to sever all links with the YWT.



A vacancy has arisen for the rewarding and potentially career developing position of Seasonal Little Tern Warden at Beacon Lagoons Nature Reserve, East Yorkshire. The Reserve is located is at the base of the Spurn Peninsula and has been the site of a Little Tern colony for many years.


Latest Sightings

Thursday 16th February 2017

Heavy overnight rain cleared to leave a cold cloudy day F1-3 W wind.
Sea Watches: 0730-1045.

The Welwick Pallid Harrier visited Spurn again today going as far as the Warren before slowly returning west. This bird has been present sinc...

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The Birds Of Spurn

We can confirm that we now have delivery of the Birds of Spurn and it is every bit as good as we expected it would be. Those who have ordered their copy should be receiving it in the next few days. If you haven’t ordered yours make sure you don’t miss out on this unique and truly exceptional book, which should be on the shelf of every birder. For full details visit our online shop.

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