Posted: 10 April 2020
Please note that the SBO Shop clothing section will be closed until further notice as our supplier has shut down for the foreseeable future due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: 08 April 2020
We've now launched our Spurn Bird Obs Lock Down Quiz No.1!
We hope you enjoy taking part and it keeps you occupied during lockdown. There are 30 questions all based on birds in the Spurn area.
You will need a copy of the Birds of Spurn by Andy Roadhouse, so if you don’t have a copy then visit the Spurn online shop and buy one today.Read more
Posted: 06 April 2020
I hope that you and your families are staying safe and well during these very difficult times. Like all charities we here at Spurn Bird Observatory are facing an immense survival challenge over the coming months as we have now had to close down the Observatory and our caravan sites, all of which provide much needed income to keep the Observatory afloat. Obviously, we are actively pursuing the support schemes provided by the government, but this will not fill the huge gaps that the COVID-19 pandemic leaves behind.Read more
Posted: 26 March 2020
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.Read more
Posted: 23 March 2020
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.
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.Read more
Posted: 19 March 2020
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.Read more
Posted: 15 March 2020
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:Read more
Posted: 16 February 2020
We are looking for volunteer wardens to help the seasonal wardening team monitor and protect the Little Tern colony this spring and summer.Read more
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