Posted: 16 October 2020


From Wednesday 14th October 2020 further government guidance was enforced across England to combat the spread of COVID-19, including the creation of three ‘tiers’: medium, high and very high to reflect the relative risk off this coronavirus. 

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Posted: 24 September 2020

Spurn Wildlife 2019

After many delays for one reason or another we are now pleased to say that Spurn Wildlife 29 (2019) is now complete! 

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Posted: 23 September 2020

New Contact Email Address

We have changed our contact email address to info at

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Posted: 22 September 2020

Inter-Peninsula Bird Race 2020

The inaugural Inter-Peninsula Bird Race took place over 11th - 12th September 2020, when six teams from Spurn went head to head with the brilliant Cape May, Long Point and Falsterbo bird observatories...

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Posted: 17 September 2020


The latest government guidelines with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic reads: “From Monday 14th September, you must not meet with people from other households socially in groups of more than six.”

The popularly termed ‘rule of six’ applies to recreational activities outside such as birding. We have a duty to communicate to our visiting birders (and locals) that they should adhere to the ‘rule of six’ at all times.

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Posted: 08 September 2020

Spurn Bird Observatory Accommodation Update - early September 2020

Up to now we have only been bookings on an ‘exclusive only’ basis i.e. one household occupying the whole Observatory, but from this Friday 11th September we are opening the Observatory building accommodation for ‘bubble bookings’....

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Posted: 03 September 2020

Spurn Bird Observatory Events 2020

Following on from such a disrupted spring season due to COVID, we have now pulled together an events programme to hopefully allow you to make the most of your autumn 2020 now that we can all get out and about more...

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Posted: 20 August 2020

An “Inter-Peninsula” Bird Race, September 2020

Five years on and the Friendship Agreement between the bird observatories at Cape May, Falsterbo, Long Point and Spurn is still going strong. To showcase both this and the great autumn migration and birding at each location, we thought it would be good fun if we held a bird race between the four observatories...

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Posted: 10 August 2020

1cy female Collared Flycatcher 10th August 2020

A 1cy female Collared Flycatcher was trapped and ringed at the Warren this morning. Identified by the combination of the following...

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