Fairburn Ings

Fairburn Ings

Fairburn Ings
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  • New season, new intern - hello!

    Hi I’m Sally, the new visitor intern. What a whirlwind – two days ago I was lurking beneath the trees of a woodland reserve in the depths of the midlands. Now, here I am back in Yorkshire at last. Phew. Fairburn Ings - David Wootton...
  • Visitor Officer Intern farewell blog!

    Well 6 months have been and gone and now I am here on my final day here as visitor officer Intern at Fairburn Ings! Its been a whirlwind of an adventure but just to give you a sum up of my best bits... Firstly the amazing wildlife, having no real experience...
  • Autumn rustles at Fairburn Ings!

    Autumn is definitely in the air at Fairburn Ings! Just a quick walk around the reserve and you can already see leaves starting to look tired and droopy compared the fresh, bright reds of the newly emerged berries. I love watching the gradual change in...
  • Wildlife sightings at Fairburn Ings over 6th and 7th Sept

    It’s been a weekend of two halves with grey wet weather on Saturday and glorious sunshine on Sunday. The sightings book reflects this with very few sightings recorded on Saturday, let’s face it who wants to be out and about when the weather...
  • Fairburn Ings - long journey stop off for birds and people

    There is a growing autumnal feel to the sightings at Fairburn Ings recently, the fungi are popping up everywhere, including fly agaric along the Riverbank Trail. Increasing numbers of birds like wigeon and teal, which will spend the winter here after...
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