NEW! FBOG’s Ringing Team have started a blog here on the site, with unique insights into their work and its background – see here for more

The Empire of the Worm, a brand new article by Dan Lombard – read it here!

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


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 £8! 

All proceeds fund our voluntary work – CLICK HERE to buy!

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…

The 2013 Filey Bird Report has now completely sold out, but you can read reviews of it here….

Birding Frontiers review the FBR 2013 here
Birdguides review the FBR 2013 here

FBOG would like to thank Yorkshire Coast Nature, sponsors of the Filey Bird Report