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FBOG members go global to help migrating birds – but need your help! We’re proudly representing Yorkshire, and FBOG, at this year’s Champions of the Flyway, as we race to raise as much as we can for our migratory birds as they battle through the Med… but time is running out. The Zeiss Yorkshire Terriers are taking on team from around the world and are going hell-for-leather to raise funds and awareness about the plight of our birds as they face illegal killing on their already arduous journeys…  Read the full story here!

FILEY DAMS RESTORATION PROJECT – our Conservation Officer Rich Baines explains all! There’s been a lot of activity both behind the scenes and in front of the hides at the Dams lately, and it’s all about improving habitat for our wetland birds. The conservation team have been very busy and  Click here for the full story 

THE 2015 FILEY BIRD & WILDLIFE REPORT IS ALMOST SOLD OUT! 150 full-colour pages packed with articles, features, photos and illustrations and much more about Filey’s birds and wildlife – available now for the special price of only £10!  All proceeds fund our voluntary work – CLICK HERE to buy!

“This Gold Star, 10/10, Triple AAA standard work… sets the benchmark for bird reports nationally…” Read RBA’s review of the sold-out 2014 Filey Bird Report here!

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Welcome to the website of Filey Bird Observatory & Group (FBOG). Our aims include the recording and studying of Filey’s birds, and protecting and enhancing local habitats for wildlife (including ownership and management of several nature reserves). Our work is entirely voluntary and reliant on our membership and their generosity. Members receive a range of benefits, as well as regular newsletters, the annual report, and the satisfaction of helping the study and protection of local wildlife. Join here…. FBOG Membership

The 2013 Filey Bird Report has now also completely sold out, but you can read reviews of it here…. Birding Frontiers review the FBR 2013 here
Birdguides review the FBR 2013 here