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Wildlife & Birdwatching

The Yorkshire Coast, North York Moors National Park and the Yorkshire Wolds are amazing places for wildlife with many diverse habitats and spectacular scenery. YCN's top-class wildlife safaris are led by local experts in a small group environment allowing time for everyone to learn and ensuring pressure on wildlife is kept to a minimum. From snakes on the moors, birds of prey and butterflies in the hidden depths of the Great Yorkshire Forest to rare migrant birds at the sandy beaches of Spurn Point and rocky cliffs of Filey, Flamborough and Bempton. If you don't see what you want on this page, give us a call!

 

Bhutan 2020 Trip Report

Bhutan 2020 Trip Report

Birding in Bhutan, Land of the Thunder Dragon Trip Report Feb 23 rd – March 7 th 2020 by Richard Baines In partnership with Red Panda Travel and Off to Bhutan. Yorkshire Coast...
Birding Bhutan April-May 2021

Birding Bhutan April-May 2021

Birding and Wildlife of Bhutan 16th April - 6th May 2021 (Longer trip; 21 days) The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small landlocked country located in the southern foothills of the Himalayan...
Birding Bhutan February 2021

Birding Bhutan February 2021

Birding and Wildlife of Bhutan 19th February - 7th March 2021 The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small landlocked country located in the southern foothills of the Himalayan mountain range,...
Birding The Valleys of Dreams - Northern Israel, November 2020

Birding The Valleys Of Dreams - Northern Israel, November 2020

We're very excited to offer this new, unique and exclusive adventure to our 2020 schedule – a fully-inclusive, bird and wildlife-filled week in the beautiful valleys of Northern Israel!...
Design Your Own Birding Day or Wildlife Safari

Design Your Own Birding Day Or Wildlife Safari

Yorkshire Coast Nature is offering an exclusive opportunity to design your own tailor made birding day or wildlife safari. From the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds and Derwent Valley to the huge...
Design Your Own Wildlife Safari - (holiday break)

Design Your Own Wildlife Safari - (holiday Break)

Yorkshire Coast Nature is offering an exclusive opportunity to design your own very special wildlife safari or photography workshop holiday! From the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds and Derwent...
Filey and Flamborough Ringing and Migration Week

Filey And Flamborough Ringing And Migration Week

Birds have no physical borders to movement, no boundaries to their migration. They can fly anywhere they like. October is one of the busiest months on our island with birds of many species making...
Goshawk Birding Safari 2020

Goshawk Birding Safari 2020

Northern Goshawks are one of the most magical birds in Europe. Their aerial display, strength and hunting ability is legendary. They are one of the most powerful and iconic raptors in the UK and...
Seabirds And Whales A Yorkshire Adventure 2020

Seabirds And Whales A Yorkshire Adventure 2020

A Birdwatching and Cetecean Safari on Land and Sea! The North and East Yorkshire Coast has long been famous for its seabirds. From the towering chalk cliffs of Flamborough Headland which...
Nightjar Safaris North York Moors National Park 2020

Nightjar Safaris North York Moors National Park 2020

Join us on a safari with a difference as we go on the search for the incredible elusive 'Nightjar' . This nocturnal bird is famed for its churring love call and aerobatic courtship dance....
Spurn Wader ID & Phonescoping Workshop 2020

Spurn Wader ID & Phonescoping Workshop 2020

Want to take your wader identification to the next level and learn how to capture your birding experiences on film? Join us for a five day workshop which combines wader identification with...
Birding Discovery Day - Forest and River Birds 2020

Birding Discovery Day - Forest And River Birds 2020

The Great Yorkshire Forest is one of the few areas of large landscapes in England we can truly call a forest. Habitat networks link the landscape over 30 miles in extent between Scarborough and...
Autumn Birding and Wildlife Photography 2020

Autumn Birding And Wildlife Photography 2020

Autumn Birding and Wildlife Photography 2020 Based at Highfield Farm, this 2.5-day tour focuses on the wonderful diversity of bird species in East and North Yorkshire. Over 100 species of bird...
Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Migration Special 2020

Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Migration Special 2020

Join us on our one-day bespoke migration specials, dedicated specifically to making the most of bird migration on the hallowed Yorkshire coast! These unique adventures are limited to just four...
Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 2020

Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 2020

Spurn is one of the top Bird Observatories in the UK for bird migration. The unique long, narrow hook of Spurn at the southern end of the Holderness coastline encourages birds to follow the narrow...
Winter Birding And Wildlife Photography 2021

Winter Birding And Wildlife Photography 2021

Winter Birding and Wildlife Photography 2021 Winter in East and North Yorkshire is a great time for many birds from wildfowl and waders to gulls and songbirds. Highfield Farm close to...
Birding Discovery Day - Forest And River Birds 2021

Birding Discovery Day - Forest And River Birds 2021

The Great Yorkshire Forest is one of the few areas of large landscapes in England we can truly call a forest. Habitat networks link the landscape over 30 miles in extent between Scarborough and...
Birding Discovery Day - The Uplands 2021

Birding Discovery Day - The Uplands 2021

The northern Yorkshire Dales are a wonderful place for birding. Distinctly different from rest of the National Park. the lower valleys are dominated by traditional hay meadows whilst the...
Goshawk Birding Safari 2021

Goshawk Birding Safari 2021

Northern Goshawks are one of the most magical birds in Europe. Their aerial display, strength and hunting ability is legendary. They are one of the most powerful and iconic raptors in the UK and...
Spring Birding And Wildlife Photography 2021

Spring Birding And Wildlife Photography 2021

Based at Highfield Farm, this 2.5-day tour focuses on the wonderful diversity of bird species in East and North Yorkshire. Combining both photography and birding, you will have the unique...
Spring Birding In Yorkshire 2021

Spring Birding In Yorkshire 2021

Spring Birdwatching in Yorkshire 2021 Based at Highfield Farm, this 2.5-day tour focuses on the wonderful diversity of bird species in East and North Yorkshire. Over 100 species of bird are...
Nightjar Safaris North York Moors National Park 2021

Nightjar Safaris North York Moors National Park 2021

Join us on a safari with a difference as we go on the search for the incredible elusive 'Nightjar' . This nocturnal bird is famed for its churring love call and aerobatic courtship dance....
Autumn Birding And Wildlife Photography 2021

Autumn Birding And Wildlife Photography 2021

Autumn Birding and Wildlife Photography 2021 Based at Highfield Farm, this 2.5-day tour focuses on the wonderful diversity of bird species in East and North Yorkshire. Over 100 species of bird...