Fairburn Ings

Fairburn Ings

Fairburn Ings
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Latest blog posts
  • A week of warbling warblers: Recent sightings

    We had Wader Wednesday last week, but I’m going to name the whole of this week Warbler Week because we’ve had so many! Willow warblers, grasshopper warblers, chiffchaff, blackcap, sedge warblers, Cetti’s warblers and whitethroat all...
  • Sunshine and sightings: recent sightings

    All the gorgeous sunny weather this week has brought out the butterflies, with brimstone, peacock, small tortoiseshell and comma spotted. The brimstone, not only is it usually the first butterfly to be seen in spring as it emerges from hibernation on...
  • Spring is still springing: recent sightings

    Spring is well and truly springing; frogs are spawning, birds are nesting and the trees are ready to burst. Avocets are back on the Main Bay islands so we’ve all got our fingers crossed for some more chicks this year. The tawny owls have been...
  • A new face at Fairburn Ings...meet David

    Here is a blog from David, our new warden intern. Wow how time has flown, I have now completed my first month at RSPB Fairburn Ings where I am on internship with the warden team. I have settled in quickly with everyone being very friendly and welcoming...
  • A week of sightings at Fairburn Ings

    It’s been a little while since our last sightings report so we plenty to tell you about. A pair of Egyptian geese paid us a brief visit on the 18 th but haven’t been seen since. A pair of smew have been seen most days but can give observers...
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