Migweek 2021

Filey and Flamborough Ringing & Migration Week

Sat 9th – Sat 16th October 2021

OFFICIAL PROGRAMME 

Migration walks – evening talks – bird ringing demos – visible migration drop-ins – exhibitions & pop-ups – migration trail

Everything is FREE and open to all!

 In aid of SAINT CATHERINE’S HOSPICE – please donate at justgiving.com/migweek21

#migweek   #migweek21   #migrantswelcome 

*NB all ringing demos and events are weather dependent, and late changes may also be required – see Flamboroughbirdobs.org.uk by 7pm the evening before for updates. Most guided walks require pre-booking – see below for details; for ringing demos & drop-ins, just turn up!*

EVERY DAY – Ringing at The Country Park, Filey (0600-1200hrs) and The Living Seas Centre, Flamborough (0800-1200hrs): Come and see everything from tiny Goldcrests to birds of prey up close in the hand, and learn all about their amazing lives and journeys from our experts – all welcome, and great for kids and families! If circumstances and conditions allow, ringing may continue into the afternoon. 

EVERY DAY – pop-up shop & info centre in the Discovery Room at The LSC (0900-1300) & the Filey Ringing Hub (0600-1200): Come talk to our friendly reps about all things #Migweek and migration, plus bird reports, books and more! Plus – check out the fantastic Migration Trail at Bempton Cliffs RSPB!

Saturday 9th  

1000hrs – FLAMBOROUGH – Migration Walk with FBO leaders. Pre-booking only –  email info@flamboroughbirdobs.org.uk Meet at the Lighthouse 10am sharp.

1200hrs – FILEY – Yorkshire Coast Nature Bay & Brigg Walk with Jonny Holliday. Pre-booking only – email Jonnyhol@live.co.uk

FILEY – Official Opening Ceremony of the Heligoland Trap in memory of Pete Dunn. See fbog.org.uk for details. 

0700-1200hrs – BEMPTON CLIFFS – Ringing demo with the reserve team. 

Plus – ringing demos at Filey (0600-1200) and Flamborough (0800-1200)

Sunday 10th

1000hrs – FILEY – Migration Walk with Mark Pearson in association with Zeiss Birding. Pre-booking only – email nazemark@yahoo.com

1000hrs – FLAMBOROUGH – Migration Walk with FBO leaders. Pre-booking only –  email info@flamboroughbirdobs.org.uk Meet at the Lighthouse 10am sharp.

1200hrs – FILEY – Yorkshire Coast Nature Bay & Brigg Walk with Jonny Holliday. Pre-booking only – email Jonnyhol@live.co.uk

Plus – ringing demos at Filey (0600-1200) and Flamborough (0800-1200)

*EVENING TALK* – DAVID LA PUMA on The Cutting Edge of Bird Tracking Technologies. 

Starts 1930 sharp at ywt.org.uk/migweek-2021

Monday 11th

0730-0930hrs – HUNMANBY GAP – Visible Migration Drop-in session with Keith Clarkson & team. Share the magic of vismig with our local guru!

1000hrs – FLAMBOROUGH – Migration Walk with FBO leaders. Pre-booking only – email info@flamboroughbirdobs.org.uk Meet at the Living Seas Centre, South Landing 10am sharp.

Plus – ringing demos at Filey (0600-1200) and Flamborough (0800-1200)

Tuesday 12th

0730-0930hrs – HUNMANBY GAP – Visible Migration Drop-in session CANCELLED

1000hrs – FLAMBOROUGH – Migration Walk with FBO leaders. Pre-booking only – email info@flamboroughbirdobs.org.uk Meet at the Lighthouse 10am sharp.

Plus – ringing demos at Filey (0600-1200) & Flamborough (0800-1200) 

*EVENING TALK* – JONNY RANKIN on Dove Step – A Journey For Turtle Doves.

Starts 1930 sharp at ywt.org.uk/migweek-2021

Wednesday 13th

0730-0930hrs – HUNMANBY GAP – Visible Migration Drop-in session with Keith Clarkson & team. Share the magic of vismig with our local guru!

0800-1200hrs – BUCKTON – Ringing demo CANCELLED

0700-1200hrs – BEMPTON CLIFFS – Ringing demo with the team 

1000hrs – FLAMBOROUGH – Migration walk with FBO leaders. Pre-booking only – email info@flamboroughbirdobs.org.uk Meet at the Lighthouse 10am sharp.

1400hrs – BEMPTON CLIFFS – Guided migration walk with RSPB staff. Meet at the visitor centre. 

Plus – ringing demos at Filey (0600-1200) and Flamborough (0800-1200)

*EVENING TALK* – KEITH CLARKSON on A Year At Hunmanby Gap.

Starts 1930 sharp at ywt.org.uk/migweek-2021

Thursday 14th

0730-0930hrs – HUNMANBY GAP – Visible Migration Drop-in session with Keith Clarkson & team. Share the magic of vismig with our local guru!

1000hrs – FLAMBOROUGH – Migration Walk with FBO leaders. Pre-booking only – email info@flamboroughbirdobs.org.uk Meet at the Lighthouse 10am sharp.

Plus – ringing demos at Filey (0600-1200) and Flamborough (0800-1200)

*EVENING TALK* – THE MARTIN GARNER INSPIRATIONAL TALK featuring DAWN BALMER on Keeping Track of our Migrant Birds

Starts 1930 sharp at ywt.org.uk/migweek-2021

Friday 15th

1000hrs – FLAMBOROUGH – Migration Walk with FBO leaders. Pre-booking only – email info@flamboroughbirdobs.org.uk Meet at the Lighthouse 10am sharp.

Plus – ringing demos at Filey (0600-1200) and Flamborough (0800-1200)

 *EVENING TALK* – POPPY RUMMERY on A Year at Bempton Cliffs.

Starts 1930 sharp at ywt.org.uk/migweek-2021

Saturday 16th 

1000hrs – FLAMBOROUGH – MIGRATION WALK with FBO leaders. Pre-booking only – email info@flamboroughbirdobs.org.uk Meet at the Lighthouse 10am sharp.

0700-1200hrs – BEMPTON CLIFFS – Ringing demo with the team 

Plus – ringing demos at Filey (0600-1200) and Flamborough (0800-1200)

All enquiries contact Mark: nazemark@yahoo.com / 07957 100856

Directions to the Filey ringing station: Park in Filey Country Park car park, opposite the caravan site. Follow the signs just beyond the cafe. 

Directions to the Bempton Cliffs ringing station: Follow signs from visitor centre.

Directions to the Hunmanby Gap visible migration sessions: Follow signs to Hunmanby Gap, park in the car park by the clifftop, and look north – you’ll see our team and they’ll look out for you!

 In aid of SAINT CATHERINE’S HOSPICE – please donate at justgiving.com/migweek21

#migweek  #migweek21  #migrantswelcome