Posted: 26 March 2020

A request from Spurn Bird Observatory

We have been following the unfolding events in recent days and weeks in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and how these are now starting to affect our everyday life.

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Posted: 23 March 2020

Coronavirus Update: Kew Villa & Sykes Field caravan sites

In line with the most recent government advice and directives on non-essential travel with specific regard to caravan sites i.e. -  travel to and from these sites is NOT classed as essential and as such should cease - the Spurn Bird Observatory Trust directors have taken the decision to close the caravan pitches at Kew Villa, Sykes Field and the Observatory until further notice.


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Posted: 21 March 2020


In line with the most recent government advice and directives, the Spurn Bird Observatory Trust directors have taken the decision to close the Observatory building with immediate effect until further notice. 

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Posted: 19 March 2020

Coronavirus Update: Spurn Bird Observatory is open

We wanted to let you know about our response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 situation. Most importantly, we hope that all of your family and friends are safe during this period. These are very challenging times but we know that nature can be a powerful force for good in difficult circumstances. It can lift our spirits, educate us, inspire us and provide a space for us to exercise and enjoy fresh air. As such, we have decided to keep the all the bird observatory operations open as long as possible. We will monitor the situation closely and notify you immediately of any changes that may be necessary.

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Posted: 15 March 2020

Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus

Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. COVID-19 is still affecting mostly people in China with some outbreaks in other countries. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and protect others by doing the following:

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Posted: 16 February 2020

Little Tern Volunteer Wardens

We are looking for volunteer wardens to help the seasonal wardening team monitor and protect the Little Tern colony this spring and summer.

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Posted: 21 January 2020

Bird Observatories Council 2020 Newsletter

The 2020 Bird Observatories Council Newsletter is here! Catch up on the great work all accredited British Bird Observatories undertake each year. 

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Posted: 20 January 2020

Little Tern Warden Job Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen for the rewarding and potentially career-developing position of Seasonal Little Tern Warden at Beacon Lagoons Nature Reserve, East Yorkshire.

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Posted: 13 January 2020

Year of Green Action Community Fund Grant

Since receiving the exciting news from the East Riding of Yorkshire Council that our bid to ‘’Year of Green Action Community Fund’’ was successful we have we have been busy planning and working on site with numerous work parties on the habitat development/improvements at Sykes Field.

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