Posted: 04 August 2020
Today we recieved news that the Subalpine Warbler trapped and ringed at Kew on 31st May 2020, has mtDNA of an Eastern!Read more
Posted: 31 July 2020
The directors and committee of Spurn Bird Observatory are pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Jones as our new Operations Manager...Read more
Posted: 03 July 2020
After a meeting between SBOT staff and directors, we have decided to open the Observatory accommodation for bookings on an exclusive only basis from Monday 13th July 2020 until 16th August and thereafter during weekdays up to 31st. An update for beyond 31st August will follow.
This means that family groups etc. can book the whole Observatory building for their exclusive use. Guests will be required to bring ALL their own bedding and towels.Read more
Posted: 02 July 2020
Posted: 25 June 2020
Thanks to all those who took part in our British Birds ID Quiz, we had a great response and it sounds like a lot of people really enjoyed doing the quiz, which makes us happy!
Answers are here!Read more
Posted: 24 June 2020
We're proud to announce an auction for 10 quality mounted, A4 giclee prints of the Siberian Accentor, by Ian Lewington, which made Vicars Lane, Easington so famous.Read more
Posted: 08 June 2020
Our quizmaster Tony Hull has been working hard and has come up with a quiz that hopefully appeals to all birders!
We hope you enjoyed taking part in the quizzes up to press, and here we finish off the initiative with a bang: a British Birds ID Challenge with 50 photos for you to grapple the identity of! This quiz really does have some fantastic prizes, worth over £1000 combined, for the top 5 entrants.Read more
Posted: 23 May 2020
Looking for something to do this weekend? We've now launched our European Wildlife quiz for you to have a go at.
There are 30 top quality questions all about European Wildlife, the prize for the best score? An copy of James Lowens '52 European Wildlife Weekends'Read more
Posted: 15 May 2020
After a lot of playing around with spreadsheets and random number generators! We now have the 25 winners from the prize draw. Many thanks to all those who took part, your support really means a lot to us!Read more
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