Fairburn Ings

Fairburn Ings

Fairburn Ings
Do you love Fairburn Ings? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • And it's goodbye from him

    Here's a blog from Jonny, our warden intern. My time as an RSPB warden intern is coming to an end. I can honestly say it’s been an amazing experience! Surveying is a key element of our work and it’s an aspect of the work I...
  • Smews and sparrows: recent sightings

    Another amazing week for birds of prey here at Fairburn. Red kites and marsh harriers have been seen every day, a peregrine was over Hickson’s Pool on Tuesday and today five buzzards were seen together from Pick-up Hide. One of the most exciting...
  • Signs of spring?

    Snowdrops flowered in the Discovery Trail this week and catkins have started appearing on the alder trees. Cormorants and herons have begun nest building, and woodpeckers have started drumming. So while it may be grey, and it may or not be snowing, it’s...
  • Brimstone and fiery red-breasts: recent sightings

    Well, where to start, there are all sorts of exciting things happening on the reserve at the moment. The beautiful weather has enticed so many people out into the fresh winter wind, and the wildlife hasn’t disappointed either. Perhaps the biggest...
  • Winter Wonderland at Fairburn

    Just a quick update from Fairburn Ings today. Its a gorgeous crispy day here with the reserve covered in a frosty blanket. The icy weather is encouraging lots of birds to visit our feeders with willow tits, bullfinches, tree sparrows, reed buntings...
    Loading...