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  • Blog Post: In like a…

    … subdued lion or an excitable lamb? I can’t decide but mad March hares and tweet treats are plentiful at Bempton Cliffs right now. Our resident tree sparrows have been making a lovely racket whilst checking out the eaves of the Visitor Centre for potential nest sites and several hares have...
  • Blog Post: Wildlife Gone Cuckoo?

    Perhaps the confusing weather that we have experienced of late has caused a little bit of confusion in our wildlife… This weekend a young puffling was found one and a half miles inland at a factory on Jewison lane in Bridlington. Nobody knows how the 5-6 week old youngster got there but it was...
  • Blog Post: Ducks Galore

    Since the king eider deigned to visit our reserve earlier this week, we've had a few other, less royal, ducks checking out the cliffs. A group of seven eider were seen paddling southwards on Wednesday and then yesterday there was a flurry of activity when two long-tailed ducks were spotted by one...
  • Blog Post: How many birds?

    This photo was taken yesterday from the back door of the visitor centre. I've looked at it several times now and every time i've noticed a different number of birds! How many can you see? (Photo taken by Nick Turver 26th Nov 2010)
  • Blog Post: “Not bad for a seabird cliff”

    A while ago, I mentioned that we had received the results of this years ‘Birds of Conservation Concern’ monitoring. I can now confirm that we have several species of birds on both the red and amber lists nesting on our reserve. Ken Proud, the volunteer that carried out the research, mapped...
  • Blog Post: A little bit of Christmas Cheer

    Today is a beautiful day up at Bempton. Unfortunately, the visitor centre is closed, as we have decided that the road is a little too dangerous to drive (or skid) down. You can still reach the reserve by foot however, and if you do, you won't be disappointed. The crisp, fresh, sparkling snow and...
  • Blog Post: Was it a willow warbler?

    Excuse the length of this post, I got a bit carried away! If you’re interested in the willow warbler then skip to paragraph nine, otherwise, read on… When our seabirds leave the Bempton cliff side at the end of the breeding season, the reserve often feels a little bereft. If you look...