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Posted: 20 May 2021

SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY ACCOMMODATION UPDATE - MAY 2021

Up to now we have only been bookings on an ‘exclusive only’ basis i.e. one household occupying the whole Observatory, but from Monday 17th May we are opening 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: 17 May 2021

SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY AND ENGLAND’S COVID-19 RESPONSE May 2021

On 22nd February, our Prime Minister announced the spring 2021 ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’, with a guide to when we may be able to expect current restrictions to ease. A full breakdown can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-response-spring-2021/covid-19-response-spring-2021-summary. The response comes in four stages, each with an earliest planned date of implementation, subject to the ongoing success of the vaccine rollout and fall in infection rates.

With the proviso that these dates are the very earliest for the following steps out of lockdown, we have outlined what this means for us and our accommodation options here at Spurn Bird Observatory:

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Posted: 29 April 2021

Easter Quiz Winners

Big thanks once again to all those who took part in our Easter Quiz, we hope you enjoyed it! 

 

The answers are....

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Posted: 16 April 2021

SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY AND ENGLAND’S COVID-19 RESPONSE APRIL 2021

On 22nd February, our Prime Minister announced the spring 2021 ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’, with a guide to when we may be able to expect current restrictions to ease. We are now in: Stage Two, which began on 12th April. More details in this post...

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Posted: 02 April 2021

SBOT Easter Quiz

As we are now very close to finalising the sale of the field at Cliff Farm, we are now looking to fundraise for habitat creation works in the field.  (more details on the land here), our quizmaster Tony Hull has pulled together an Easter-themed quiz...

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Posted: 03 March 2021

Spurn Bird Observatory and England’s COVID-19 Response Spring 2021

On 22nd February, our Prime Minister announced the spring 2021 ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’, with a guide to when we may be able to expect current restrictions to ease. A full breakdown can be found here. The response comes in four stages, each with an earliest planned date of implementation, subject to the ongoing success of the vaccine rollout and fall in infection rates. With the proviso that these dates are the very earliest for the following steps out of lockdown, we have outlined what this means for us and our accommodation options here at Spurn Bird Observatory.

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Posted: 15 February 2021

SBOT 2021 Auction

Following the success of several auctions we launched last year, we have another one for you. 

We have very kindly been donated a substantial Ornithological book collection.

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Posted: 21 January 2021

MOTUS Update early 2021

We're pleased to have Dr Lucy Mitchell, from Hull University give us an update on all things MOTUS, including some exciting news about potentially getting some of our first tags deployed this spring!

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Posted: 15 January 2021

A REQUEST FROM SPURN BIRD OBSERVATORY

Following a rapid rise in COVID-19 infections, hospital admissions and case rates across the country, from 5th January we have been placed in another national 'lockdown'.

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