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Yorkshire Autumn Migration Birding Trip, England

Birding Discovery Day – Autumn Migration on the Yorkshire Coast, England

Our leisurely paced one-day Yorkshire Autumn Migration Birding Trips are available on request and are specifically organised to make the most of bird migration on the majestic Yorkshire coast. Each unique adventure is limited to just five guests plus a guide, to ensuring you receive unrivalled attention and guidance from our experts on the ground, as well as to give you the best photographic opportunities. We will use our extensive local knowledge and contacts to maximise the best of east coast migration on the day and provide you with an insider's insight into this most incredible phenomenon.

On our Yorkshire Autumn Migration Birding trips you can see up to 40 species of bird. On the land there are thrushes such as Redwings, Fieldfares and Song Thrushes, finches including Redpolls and Siskins, chats such as European Stonechats and Whinchats, warblers such as Barred Warblers and Yellow-browed Warblers, and birds of prey including Peregrine Falcons, Merlins and Marsh Harriers. Over the sea, you can expect to see Arctic and Great Skuas, Sooty Shearwaters, Velvet Scoters, Long-tailed Ducks, Red-throated and Great Northern Divers, terns, grebes and geese. And the Yorkshire coast and wetlands are frequented by various seabirds and shorebirds, including Purple Sandpipers, Whooper Swans, Pink-footed and White-fronted Geese, a variety of ducks and much more.

Our Yorkshire Autumn Migration Birding adventures are suitable for any ability level, from beginners to experienced birders, and offer an unrivalled opportunity to observe indigenous species and any annual guests to the region.

Yorkshire Autumn Migration Birding trip highlights include:

  • Visit iconic locations such as Flamborough Head or Filey Brigg
  • Professional, local expert guides with a lifetime of birding knowledge in the country
  • A small group of six, creating great opportunities to interact with your guide and take photographs
  • The opportunity to learn more about migrant bird species
  • A free interactive Yorkshire Wildlife Checklist so you can tick things off as you go

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Alternative Tour Name: Birding Discovery – Autumn migration on the Yorkshire coast
Day 1
Day 1

We’ll start our day at 08.00, stop for lunch around 12.30-13.15 and aim to finish around 16.00.

The day will be spent travelling between a number of migration hotspots which could include: Flamborough Head or Filey Brigg. Transport is not included so we’ll aim to keep our activity close to our meeting point on the day, but this depends on client requests, weather conditions and where the birds are.

Full joining instructions will be given when you book.

Wildlife species you may see:

On the land – Thrushes such as Redwing, Fieldfare, Song Thrush, finches such as Redpolls and Siskins, chats such as European Stonechat and Whinchat, warblers such as Barred Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler and birds of prey such as Peregrine Falcon, Merlin, Marsh Harrier.

Over the sea – skuas such as Arctic and Great Skua, shearwaters such as Sooty Shearwater, ducks including Velvet Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, terns, grebes, geese and divers such as Red-throated and Great Northern;

On the coast – various seabirds and shorebirds; at local wetlands – waders such as Purple Sandpiper, ducks, geese such as Pink-footed and White-fronted Geese, swans such as Whooper Swan and much more.

What is included?

  • Being taken to the thick of the birding action!
  • Visit England’s iconic birding locations such as Flamborough Head or Filey Brigg
  • Professional, local expert guide with a lifetime of birding knowledge in Yorkshire
  • A small group of 6, creating great opportunities to interact with your guide
  • Learn more about migrant bird species
  • A full day out with lots of opportunities for photography - a great take home souvenir!
  • An interactive and free Yorkshire Wildlife Checklist so you tick things off as you go

What is not included?

  • Transport
  • Food and drink
  • Entrance fees
  • Parking fees
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the itinerary and "what is included"

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Why book with Yorkshire Coast Nature?

Yorkshire Coast Nature (YCN) is a small independent nature tourism company. Every member of our team lives locally and is passionate about wildlife. We believe strongly in delivering eco-tourism with a direct benefit for wildlife and provide annual grants to nature conservation organisations. So when you use one of our services you can be assured that you are helping wildlife.

What to bring

Food and drink, warm and waterproof clothing, sturdy footwear, binoculars* (a telescope is useful but not essential). *Please note you can hire binoculars for £10 per day. Bookable in advance only

The small print: wildlife sightings, booking amendments and cancellations

Yorkshire Coast Nature cannot guarantee specific wildlife sightings as nature is unpredictable. Changes to booking dates can only be made at least 28 days in advance of your booking. This allows us an opportunity to fill your place. Cancellations and amendments within 28 days of your booked tour date are non-refundable.

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GBP60 / per person
This tour is operated by: Yorkshire Coast Nature
4.98 based on 10 reviews

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Tour Facts

  • Yorkshire coast, England
  • On Request
  • Full Day Trip
  • Birds
  • 1 to 5 pax plus guide
  • 1 Day
  • Sep - Oct
  • + 8 years
  • Leisurely
  • No
  • English
  • Heathrow Airport or Contact Us to Know
  • Heathrow Airport or Contact Us to Know