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Posted: 19 July 2021

SBOT Summer Quiz

Our quiz master Tony Hull has been hard at work pulling together another quiz for your enjoyment. We've managed to pull together five brilliant prizes....

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Posted: 18 July 2021

Rufous Turtle Dove in Easington raises money for it's European cousins!

The appearance of a meena Rufous Turtle Dove in Easington came as a shock to everyone during the sunny early evening of the 2nd July....

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Posted: 18 July 2021

Little Terns at Beacon Ponds - July update

The Little Tern numbers at Beacon Lagoons reached a season peak in mid-July, with 102 counted on 13th but typically 80-90 birds are seen regularly at the colony....

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Posted: 13 July 2021

Accommodation at Spurn Bird Observatory - 19th July onwards

We have been constantly keeping up to date with the latest government guidance and reviewing our accommodation situation at the Observatory. After the Prime
Minister's press conference on 5th July 2021, we shall be opening the Observatory accommodation fully from July 19th onwards.

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Posted: 13 July 2021

Friends of Spurn members Barbecue 2021

We are pleased to confirm that our annual Friends of Spurn members barbecue will take place on Saturday 7th August from 17.00hrs. It is a chance for us to say thank you to our loyal friends and supporters, particularly after the last 18 months or so, and gives us a chance to catch up with old friends and faces, discuss the upcoming autumn, enjoy some music and have a bit of fun along the way!

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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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