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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!

 

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 VIP tailor made birding day or wildlife safari. From the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds and Derwent Valley to the...
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...
Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Black Grouse Safari 2020

Birding Discovery Day - Autumn Black Grouse Safari 2020

The northern dales are a wonderful place for birds. Distinctly different from the rest of the National Park.. The lower valleys are dominated by traditional hay meadows whilst the tops...
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...
Birding Discover Day - Coastal - Winter 2020

Birding Discover Day - Coastal - Winter 2020

Winter in East and North Yorkshire is a great time for many birds, from wildfowl and waders to gulls, songbirds and even raptors! Join expert local professional guide  Mark Pearson...
Birding Discover Day - Coastal - Winter 2021

Birding Discover Day - Coastal - Winter 2021

Winter in East and North Yorkshire is a great time for many birds, from wildfowl and waders to gulls, songbirds and even raptors! Join expert local professional guide  Mark Pearson...
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...
Twilight Nature Sounds Safari

Twilight Nature Sounds Safari

Celebrating the North York Moors National Park Dary Skies Festival 12-24 February 2021 Being out at twilight is a magical time of the day. Fading daylight gives way to night. Twinkling stars...
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...
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...
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....
Seabirds And Whales A Yorkshire Adventure 2021

Seabirds And Whales A Yorkshire Adventure 2021

A Birding and Cetecean Safari on Land and Sea! 2021 The North and East Yorkshire Coast has long been famous for its seabirds. From the towering chalk cliffs of Flamborough Headland which...
Spurn Wader Id & Phonescoping Workshop 2021

Spurn Wader Id & Phonescoping Workshop 2021

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...
Seabirds and Whales Twilight Short Trips 2021

Seabirds And Whales Twilight Short Trips 2021

These special afternoon/evening boat trips will sail from the wonderful fishing village of Staithes. The trips will last up to four hours and are designed to give people an experince of watching...
Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 2021

Spurn Birding Holiday - Autumn Migrants 2021

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...
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...