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Posted: 17 June 2021

Swifts at Spurn!

As we're getting into Swift season here at Spurn, we thought we'd highlight this passage that often gets missed off birders calendars....

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Posted: 15 June 2021

SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY ACCOMMODATION UPDATE - JUNE - JULY 2021

Operating until Monday 19th July, we are continuing to offer the Observatory building accommodation for ‘bubble bookings’. This means that each room can be booked by one household/bubble or group of friends who have chosen to mix per the latest government guidance on Meeting Friends & Family. We have also put in place widespread COVID-safe protocols for the accommodation, as detailed below

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Posted: 11 June 2021

Martin Garner Spurn Young Birder – it’s back!

After a year without this annual celebration of the skill and dedication of young birders from across the UK, Spurn Bird Observatory Trust and the BTO are once again welcoming all young birders to take part in the Martin Garner Spurn Young Birder event.....

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Posted: 29 May 2021

MIGFEST 2021 - 10th - 12th September

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 Spurn Migration Festival is going ahead and tickets are now on sale! This years festival takes place on 10th – 12th September.

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Posted: 20 May 2021

SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY ACCOMMODATION UPDATE - MAY 2021

Up to now we have only been bookings on an ‘exclusive only’ basis i.e. one household occupying the whole Observatory, but from Monday 17th May we are opening the Observatory building accommodation for ‘bubble bookings’. This means that each room can be booked by one household/bubble or group of friends who have chosen to mix per the latest government guidance on Meeting Friends & Family. We have also put in place widespread COVID-safe protocols for the accommodation, as detailed below.

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Posted: 17 May 2021

SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY AND ENGLAND’S COVID-19 RESPONSE May 2021

On 22nd February, our Prime Minister announced the spring 2021 ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’, with a guide to when we may be able to expect current restrictions to ease. A full breakdown can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-response-spring-2021/covid-19-response-spring-2021-summary. The response comes in four stages, each with an earliest planned date of implementation, subject to the ongoing success of the vaccine rollout and fall in infection rates.

With the proviso that these dates are the very earliest for the following steps out of lockdown, we have outlined what this means for us and our accommodation options here at Spurn Bird Observatory:

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Posted: 29 April 2021

Easter Quiz Winners

Big thanks once again to all those who took part in our Easter Quiz, we hope you enjoyed it! 

 

The answers are....

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Posted: 16 April 2021

SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY AND ENGLAND’S COVID-19 RESPONSE APRIL 2021

On 22nd February, our Prime Minister announced the spring 2021 ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’, with a guide to when we may be able to expect current restrictions to ease. We are now in: Stage Two, which began on 12th April. More details in this post...

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Posted: 02 April 2021

SBOT Easter Quiz

As we are now very close to finalising the sale of the field at Cliff Farm, we are now looking to fundraise for habitat creation works in the field.  (more details on the land here), our quizmaster Tony Hull has pulled together an Easter-themed quiz...

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