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Yorkshire Coast Nature at Staithes

9 October, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12 October, 2018 @ 8:30 pm


The North and East Yorkshire Coast has long been famous for its seabirds. From the towering chalk cliffs of Flamborough Headland which reaches 6 miles out to sea to the Jurassic Coast of Scarborough and Whitby with two Bird Observatories at Flamborough Bird Observatory and Filey Bird Observatory and a watchpoint at Long Nab Scarborough Birders.

The Yorkshire coast, once famous for its whaling fleet which sailed from Whitby is now becoming famous for its whale watching! In July Minke Whales appear, following the Mackerel shoals, these fantastic mammals are the most regularly seen large cetacean on our coast, watch the YCN video below from some up close whale action! Harbour Porpoise are with us throughout the year and seen on most of our trips. Bottle-nosed and White-beaked Dolphins are now being seen every year on the coast in increasing numbers!

These special full day trips have been designed to allow the flexibility to target the best stretch of coastline depending on where the seabird and/or In 2018 we will run our trips from Staithes again with up to 6 hours at sea!

We use chum to attract the birds to the boat which makes a big difference, often allowing closer views and opportunities for photography! The land based part of the tour is spent sea watching from a nearby coastal watch point to familiarise the group with the seabirds and seawatching techniques. cetacean action is prior to the tour.

Each tour includes the boat trip cost and expert guiding in a small group environment. The meeting point will be at Staithes in North Yorkshire

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9 October, 2018 @ 8:30 am
12 October, 2018 @ 8:30 pm


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Yorkshire Coast Nature
01723 865498