Category Archives: Fylingdales News

Red-backed Shrike at Fylingdales

Rare Visitor to North York Moors Notable sightings of birds of prey over Fylingdales Moor in 2008 include osprey, marsh harrier, red kite and hen harrier. There was also great excitement at a very rare visitor, a magnificent male red-backed shrike, which is now extinct as a breeding bird in Britain. Other welcome sightings included… Continue Reading

Fylingdales Species List Grows

Harriers, Peregrine and Short-eared Owl Visit Reserve New species were spotted in 2007 over Fylingdales Moor, which the Trust is managing as a conservation area. They include harriers, peregrine and short-eared owl, as well as grasshopper warbler and greenshank. “We are deeply indebted to the volunteers who give their time and expertise in order that… Continue Reading