Based at Highfield Farm, this 2.5-day tour focuses on the wonderful diversity of bird species in East and North Yorkshire. Over 100 species of bird are possible.
Spring is a fantastic time for arriving songbirds and breeding waders. In the forests and moorland Redstarts, Whinchats, Ring Ouzels and Pied Flycatchers can be seen along with the majestic Northern Goshawk. Nearby nesting Golden Plover, Lapwing, Curlew and Snipe flourish amongst the heather and mosses of the beautiful North York Moors National Park
On Flamborough Headland the Puffins, Razorbills, Guillemots, Kittiwakes, Shags and Gannets have arrived back to nest in their thousands providing fantastic photographic opportunities.
Nearby at Top Hill Low nature reserve spring is a great time to watch fantastic birds such as Barn Owls amongst the many newly arrived wetland warblers such as Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler and Cettis Warbler.
This wonderful combination of forests, moorland and towering sea cliffs provides a great birdwatching and photography destination.
YCN expert guides Richard Baines and Mark Pearson will work hard to ensure you have memorable experiences. Our small group tours ensure you learn a great deal, from identification tips to field craft advice, as well as getting to grips with those difficult-to-find species.
Accommodation and meals are provided by Highfield Farm, renowned for its delicious home-cooked food.