Monthly Archives: January 2015

CATS

29th January 2015

Highlights over the last week include a single Waxwing briefly near the junior school on 27th & 28th (J&TGD et al), a Little Auk north this morning (and up to 200 Gannets in a feeding frenzy off the Brigg), up …

Appeal for records and photos

If you have wildlife records from Filey in 2014 (not just birds, but anything of note!), please send them to our recorder George by 31st January 2015 so we can include them in the forthcoming Filey Bird Report. Recording forms …

21st January 2015

A little more activity over recent days, with sub-zero temperatures encouraging several scarce species into the area and a few notable highlights on the sea. This morning a Great Northern Diver and a Puffin went south (among thousands of Guillemots …

PROVIDING FOR THE HOMELESS

Our octet of happy volunteers took on the Tree Sparrow boxes at East Lea yesterday; quite easy: ladder against the tree, up the ladder, smash the lid off and clean it out. It got a little more sophisticated once Nick …

16th January 2015

Another quiet week or so, with an often strong westerly / south-westerly airflow keeping expectations low. A Glaucous Gull was off the Brigg this morning, where a blue Fulmar went north on 9th and three did likewise on 10th – part …

Free talk this Thursday

FBOG’s Mark, Sue, Nick & George will be giving a free talk this Thurs – butterflies, rockpooling, moths, mammals, landscapes and more! All welcome, starts 7pm sharp in the Evron Centre, Filey.

8th December 2014

A generally quiet few days with a continuing brisk westerly airflow and little in the way of quality or quantity. Despite being below par lately, the Bay and the Brigg are nevertheless predictably providing most recent records, with a Slavonian …

4th December 2014

Happy New Year from Filey Bird Observatory! After a short break over the holiday period we’re back as usual with regular updates; a summary of the recent days follows below. A quiet Christmas period saw a Mute Swan north on …