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Posted: 03 September 2019

Little Tern success at Beacon Ponds in 2019

It has been a mixed year for Little Tern colonies around the country, with some doing very well, others poorly and one, at least, falling prey to egg collectors.

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Posted: 03 September 2019

MIgfest 2019 tickets

Online tickets sales for Migfest 2019 are now closed due to postage timings.  If you still require tickets please purchase them on site on the day from the reception desk in the barn at Westmere farm.  Please note that tickets for the Saturday evening lecture and hog roast are in limited numbers and we cannot guarantee availability of these on the day.

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Posted: 07 July 2019

Spurn Rarities pin badges: Great Snipe

We have just taken delivery of the Great Snipe pin badge which forms part of the much sought-after collection of Spurn Rarities.

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Posted: 09 June 2019

Name change for Blue Bell Ponds

We are pleased to announce a new name for the newly-acquired Observatory land at the previously named Blue Bell Ponds...

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Posted: 08 June 2019

BTO and SBOT Young Leaders course

 

There’s never been a more important time for young people who care about birds and the environment to take positive action. If you’re aged 16–23, this residential course – based at the world-famous Spurn Bird Observatory and run jointly by BTO and the bird observatory – will help you develop your leadership skills and better equip you to make a difference.

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Posted: 01 June 2019

Autumn Volunteer Roles Available at Spurn Bird Observatory

Volunteer roles are available from late August – late October/early-mid November 2019 to help out with the long-standing bird monitoring here at Spurn and the day-to-day running of the Observatory.

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Posted: 02 May 2019

Spurn Wildlife Report 2018 is here!

Yesterday we took delivery of our much-anticipated Spurn Wildlife Report 2018 - and there's no doubt about it, it's a cracker!!!

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Posted: 17 April 2019

'Project Yellow-browed'

At the British Bird Observatories Council meeting in February held at BTO HQ in Norfolk, Spurn Bird Observatory tabled a motion proposing that British bird observatories should work together with other key partners here and on the continent to utilize modern tracking technology with the aim of understanding more about the movements of so-called theorized ‘reverse migrants’ across Western Europe into Britain and beyond.

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Posted: 10 April 2019

Ongoing work at Blue Bell Ponds

Recent weekends have seen some work being done to SBOT's newly-acquired land at Blue Bell Ponds

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