Spurn Bird Observatory

Archive of: 2014

New land purchase

02 September 2014

Spurn Bird Observatory Trust Limited are please to announce that they have today agreed a purchase price with the vendor for the acquisition of a piece of land adjacent to the Four Ways property on Kilnsea Road.

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New land purchase

A few words about the Migration festival: Next Generation Birders

28 July 2014

Matt Bruce on behalf of the ‘Next Generation Birders’. Hi Martin,
1) What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘Migration’ (in relation to birds)
The first thing I think of when I hear the word migration definitely depends upon the season. Spring brings to mind the first Hirundines and Warblers of the year, the excitement of hearing the first Willow Warblers and Swifts! Autumn is all about the Wader passage with any muddy field having the possibility of migrating Waders dropping in. The geese and thrushes are not bad either, coming in to spend the winter here in their thousands, flying over head, often heard before they are seen, it is pretty impressive.

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A few words about the Migration festival:  Next Generation Birders

Friends of Spurn BBQ Saturday 2nd Aug

25 July 2014

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A few words about the Migration festival: Birdwatching Magazine

24 July 2014

Bird Watching Magazine is coming to the Migration Festival: Editor Matt Merritt tells us why…

Migration, I think, inspires more people to become birdwatchers (and hopefully readers of Bird Watching), than any other single aspect of our pastime.

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A few words about the Migration festival: Birdwatching Magazine

A few words about the Migration festival: BTO

22 July 2014

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A few words about the Migration festival: BTO

A few words about the Migration festival: Clive McKay

22 July 2014

UK leader of ‘Trektellen’ speaks:

Clive McKay is one of the country’s most enthusiastic visible migration watchers and the UK co-ordinator of the visible migration website Trektellen. He has been birding and ‘vis-migging’ since the early 1970’s and here he shares his experience of the inaugural Spurn Migration Festival from September 2013.

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A few words about the Migration festival: Clive McKay

A few words about the Migration festival: Chris Galvin and Pete Gamby of Opticron

21 July 2014

“My first trip to Spurn was in 1977 and I have a particular fondness for the place and no Autumn would be complete without a trip to Spurn. At Opticron we have sponsored the Spurn Bird Obs website for several years and YWT are an Opticron retailer It was an easy decision to attend the inaugural Migration Festival.

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A few words about the Migration festival: Chris Galvin and Pete Gamby of Opticron

BBC Autumnwatch artist at Spurn Migration Festival

03 June 2014

Among many accolades he was commissioned to do a piece for the Duke of Edinburgh’s 90th Birthday as well as being artist in residence on the BBC’s Autumnwatch and demonstrated his painting on Springwatch (unsprung).

The Spurn Migration Festival welcomes Darren Woodhead to this years event: 5th-6th September 2014.

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BBC Autumnwatch artist at Spurn Migration Festival

MIG FEST 2014: It's getting closer

27 April 2014

Spurn Migration Festival tickets are now on sale!

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MIG FEST 2014: It's getting closer

Andrew Amery is running for Spurn

16 April 2014

No not like an election, Andrew is running from Keyingham to Hollym as part of the GB Relay 2014.

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