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Posted: 21 November 2020

'Handbook of the Birds of the World' 16+1 Volume auction

We have been very kindly donated a 16 volume set (plus the ‘Special’ volume) of ‘Handbook of the Birds of the World’ and as we don’t have enough space at the Observatory to store this collection, we have decided that an auction raising funds for this land purchase would be the most appropriate way to find them a new home. These are a second hand set in near mint condition, with just some wear on the dust sleeves of volume one and two.

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Posted: 01 November 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE - Spurn Bird Observatory from 5th November 2020

In line with the most recent government advice and directives, the Spurn Bird Observatory Trust directors have taken the decision to once again close the Observatory building and operations, including our caravan sites, from 5th November until 5th December 2020.

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Posted: 31 October 2020

SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY ACCOMMODATION UPDATE - EARLY NOVEMBER

After a meeting between SBOT staff and directors, we have decided to wind down the Observatory accommodation back to bookings on an exclusive only basis from Tues 10th November 2020 until further notice.

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Posted: 16 October 2020

SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY ACCOMMODATION / COVID19 UPDATE - MID-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 spurnbirdobservatory.co.uk...

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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

A REQUEST FROM SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY – UPDATE 16th 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.” https://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-covid-19-what-has-changed-9-september

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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