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…. and one nearby in the daytime © Mark Pearson

Birding In Bed (with A Little Help From YCN)...

  • Mon 12th Apr, 2021

It all began just over a year ago, at the end of March 2020, just as the first lockdown began, and the ground was metaphorically shuddering under our collective feet (is there a Richter scale for impending existentialist doom?).

Wood Anemone © Richard Baines

Ancient Discoveries

  • Mon 5th Apr, 2021

One of my favourite experiences on a nature walk is the thrill of discovering something special, something new which may have been missed by others. We don’t need to go far, often the best place to start looking is right where you are now!

Northern Goshawk (male) Berlin 2018 © Richard Baines

Hawks And Doves

  • Sat 6th Mar, 2021

The magic and mystery of certain birds stays with you throughout life. Northern Goshawk and European Turtle Dove are two species which are close to my heart.

Tree Sparrow © Richard Baines

A Humble Home

  • Thu 25th Feb, 2021

The first modern style nest box was built and erected in the early 19th century by the conservationist Charles Waterton for use on his reserve.

The wardens on Coquet sporting their very smart Covid Puffin masks

Yorkshire Coast Nature 2021 Grant Helps Roseate Terns

  • Fri 12th Feb, 2021

YCN responded to an appeal to replace this vital bit of kit and bought a new 2000KW generator for the reserve with a £200 grant.