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There’s a last chance today to view the research work of the Filey Brigg Ornithological Group (FBOG) , as they ring birds at the top end of Filey’s Country Park. It’s a rare opportunity to see migrant and local birds  up close. This area, the Parish Fields and the Filey Dams have been massively [...]

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Rather than reinvent the wheel on this site, please  link to the Picasa site of Margaret Rowling, which contains a comprehensive photographic record of local flowers and some of our birds.

 

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Filey Dams Nature Reserve

On December 14, 2011 By

This wetland reserve features two bird watching hides, and is home to a number of mammal, insect and amphibian species, including an internationally important population of great crested newts. The general nature of the land and regular winter flooding ensure a comprehensive wetland flora.  The dominant species is soft rush, with water plantain, water-crowfoot, celery-leaved [...]

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Exotic Ibis visits Filey Dams Reserve

On November 27, 2011 By

The exotic and beautiful Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus visited  East Lea and the Dams for a few days in late November. Ibises  breed in South Europe and migrate to Africa in the winter the one at the Dams has probably been blown off course by strong southerly wind. The photograph is from stock.

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