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Posted: 21 November 2020

Spurn Bird Obs Covid Update - December 2020

At the end of the second national lockdown England will once again be entering localised 'tiers' corresponding to the infection rate of COVID-19 within the population. From Wednesday 2nd December until at least the 16th December,  the Spurn area falls under East Riding which is Tier 3. 

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Posted: 21 November 2020

SBOT Christmas Quiz

As part of our wider fundraising effort for an exciting parcel of land here in Kilnsea (more details here), our quizmaster Tony Hull has pulled together a Christmas-themed quiz

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Posted: 21 November 2020

2021 Calendar

We’ve teamed up with a whole host of amazing artists who have supported the Observatory with their work in the past, and our highly skilled designer Chris Gaughan from Designwing, to produce a top-quality 2021 calendar.

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Posted: 21 November 2020

Ian Lewington Siberian Accentor Print Auction

Following on from the great success and popularity of our previous auction, we have got another 14 mounted giclee A4 prints from Ian Lewington of the legendary Siberian Accentor from Easington to auction off.

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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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