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Year of the Dove (logo by Jo Ruth Design)

Where To See Turtle Doves, Help Conservation And Drink Beer!

  • Thu 17th Mar, 2022

In North Yorkshire we are raising awareness and funds on four fronts; Running, more running, Yorkshire Coast Nature Seabird and Whale Trip sales and drinking beer! Read on to find out how you can help us.

Undercover © RSPB Species Investigation

YCN Grant Helps Birds Of Prey

  • Fri 10th Dec, 2021

There is something about birds of prey that connects us with nature’s wilder side. These rulers of the skies are surely one of nature’s most accomplished creations. But birds of prey – or raptors – face a worrying threat: from human persecution.

Year of the Dove (logo by Jo Ruth Design)

Year Of The Dove - Turtle Dove International Campaign

  • Tue 10th Aug, 2021

I have been watching and enjoying Turtle Doves all my life in my home county of Yorkshire but what I didn’t know until recently was that they have been so important to people for thousands of years.

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.

Tree Sparrow © Margaret Boyd

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

  • Thu 28th Jan, 2021

There’s no better way to spend an hour this weekend recording your garden birds and contributing to this fantastic citizen science project.