Fairburn Ings

Fairburn Ings

Fairburn Ings
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Latest blog posts
  • Dawn Chorus Walk - Sunday 17 May

    I’ll confess as my alarm began blaring at 5 am on Sunday morning I did wake up in a very confused state of mind. As someone only recently out of her student days, 5 am still seemed like the middle of the night (which begins at about 3 am and lasts...
  • Yet more sunshine and sightings: Recent sightings

    The sun is shining and it’s been a lovely day here at RSPB Fairburn Ings. We’ve had a pretty exciting week of sightings across the reserve. There was plenty of excitement on the reserve towards the end of last week as we had regular sightings...
  • Is it May already? Recent sightings

    May is finally here and we have plenty to tell you about from the first week of the month. Bird song is filling the air, with blackcaps, chiffchaffs, whitethroats and numerous warblers all in full voice! If you don’t know your chiffchaff from your...
  • Coots looking cute... and other recent sightings

    It’s been a busy week down at Fairburn Ings; the reserve is just buzzing with life. The arrival of swifts now, added with the sand martins and swallows that were already here, have really added to the buzz. I stood on the duck feeding platform yesterday...
  • 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...
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