SPRING WILDLIFE WEEKEND – 4th-6th May 2019 – Seabird Specials, Ringing Demos and a Dawn Chorus Special! Details here!

THANK YOU to our friends at our local monthly magazine Filey Bay Today for a donation of £250 towards our outreach activities!

NEW! The UK and Ireland Bird Observatories Newsletter for 2018 is available to read HERE!

2018 – The Birding Year… A look back over a fantastic twelve months here at the Observatory, with some great birding throughout – including winter influxes of geese, autumn falls of thrushes and finches, lots of activity on the Brigg and bay and two cracking national rarities! Note that this article is the 36th to be published on our dedicated articles page – an incredible effort and well worth digging into!  Read more…

The 2016 Filey Wildlife Report (special 40th anniversary edition) is available now for only £10 (+ £2 p+p) – click here for details

Migweek 2018 – nine fine days of birds and community! As the dust settles on a memorable nine days here at Filey and Flamborough Bird Observatories, read all about our biggest, best and most inspiring Ringing and Migration Week ever over on our articles page here…

The Filey Bird Obs / Chris Packham Bioblitz 2018! Mark looks back at an amazing 24 hours that highlighted Filey’s biodiversity like never before, engaged and connected lots of locals and visitors with our local wildlife, and resulted in an incredible total of over 900 species recorded! More here….

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