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Posted: 01 August 2022

Summer Quiz

Our quizmaster Tony Hull has pulled together a summer quiz for everyone to enjoy and try and earn some quality prizes...

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Posted: 19 July 2022

Young Leaders Course

If you’re aged 16–24, this residential course – based here Spurn Bird Observatory and run jointly with the BTO – will help you develop your leadership skills and better equip you to make a difference.....

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Posted: 19 July 2022

Migfest 2022 Walks and Talks programme

As we are now under two months away from Migfest 2022, we're excited to be able to share the event programme...

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Posted: 14 June 2022

Spurn Research Day July 2022

We're excited to be launching a new event, the Spurn Research Day on Saturday 2nd July 2022. The event will start with a guided walk from the Little Tern Wardens to the colony and then several talks in the afternoon at Westmere Farm detailing research projects with a Spurn spin....

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Posted: 31 May 2022

Martin Garner Spurn Young Birder Competition

We along the BTO are once again on the lookout for the UK’s best young birders. This year’s Spurn Migration Festival (9th –11th September) will play host to the latest edition of the Martin Garner Spurn Young Birder event...

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Posted: 20 May 2022

Migfest Tickets are now on sale!

We're excited to launch the Migfest 2022 tickets for sale today!

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Posted: 12 April 2022

New Electronic Sightings Board

Thanks to some clever work by Thomas and Paul Willoughby we've now got an electronic sightings screen in the Spurn Hub at the front of the Observatory.

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Posted: 18 March 2022

Warren Heligoland Work Party Saturday 2nd April

The poor Warren Heligoland trap (repaired extensively in 2019) is now out of action due to the continued erosion south of the Warren, with the area where the catching box once stood now lost to the wave action. As such, talks with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and SBOT directors and ringers have focussed on re-siting this historic trap northwards.

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Posted: 05 March 2022

Assistant Little Tern Warden Job Vacancy

A second vacancy has arisen for the rewarding and potentially career-developing position of  Assistant Seasonal Little Tern Warden at Beacon Lagoons Nature Reserve. This summer vacancy offers a superb opportunity for an individual seeking a career in conservation to develop their skills and make a real difference to the conservation of one of our most threatened birds

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