Events & Activities

Here at Filey Bird Observatory & Group we organise regular events and activities in the area for members and non-members alike. All are led and organised by our expert team, all are free of charge, and as with all our work, all our efforts are voluntary (so if you attend any of our events and enjoy yourself, feel free to join or make a donation!). This page is refreshed regularly so please check back for latest updates.

#MIGWEEK dates for 2019 are 12th-21st October. See you there! 

The next Member’s Social is at 7pm on Thursday, 4th April in the Cobbler’s Arms, 4 Union Street, Filey YO14 9DZ. Join us for an informal drink and a chat about group activities – and get involved if you like!

SPRING WILDLIFE WEEKEND – early May 2019! Schedule so far….

Sat 4th

0600-1200hrs – Bird-ringing Demonstration. See wild birds up close and in the hand, and learn about their incredible lives from the FBOG ringing team’s experts. Families welcome. Filey Country Park (follow signs just beyond cafe).

1200hrs – Seabird Special with Mark Pearson. Join Mark for the short walk to the clifftop to enjoy our seabirds (Guillemots, Razorbills, Fulmars, Kittiwakes and more – and hopefully Puffins!) and learn all about their incredible lifestyles. Families welcome. Meet in the Country Park top car park.

Sun 5th

0445hrs-0600hrs – The Dams Dawn Chorus with Mark Pearson. Join local expert Mark to celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day at Filey Dams YWT reserve – just bring your ears and a sense of wonder! Families welcome. Meet in the Dams car park, Wharfedale, Filey (and please arrive quietly! 🙂

0600-1200hrs – Bird-ringing Demonstration. See wild birds up close and in the hand, and learn about their incredible lives from FBOG ringing team experts. Families welcome. Filey Country Park (follow signs just beyond cafe).

1200hrs – Seabird Special with Mark Pearson. Join Mark for the short walk to the clifftop to enjoy our seabirds (Guillemots, Razorbills, Fulmars, Kittiwakes and more – and hopefully Puffins!) and learn all about their incredible lifestyles. Families welcome. Meet in the Country Park top car park.