RSPB Blacktoft Sands near Goole Hosts Birding Open Day

RSPB Blacktoft Sands near Goole Hosts Birding Open Day main

The magical marshlands of RSPB Blacktoft Sands will host an RSPB Open Day on Sunday June 16. This annual event is the perfect chance for locals of all ages to visit and enjoy the amazing wildlife of the Humber.

Attendees will get an insight into the wonderful work taking place at Blacktoft Sands to create a home for nature. It is the ideal place to see many iconic species at their best, such as marsh harriers performing aerial food passing displays, reed and sedge warblers raising their young and water voles feeding by the hides.

RSPB Blacktoft Sands near Goole Hosts Birding Open Day birds

The incredible aerial food pass of the marsh harriers is just one of the wildlife spectacles to enjoy at Blacktoft Sands
image: Ben Hall

Activities for young wildlife adventurers will be on offer throughout the day from fun crafts to bug hunts and homemade cakes and refreshments will be provided by the local village hall committee.

The open day will run from 10am-4pm and entry is free for all.

RSPB Blacktoft Sands is located 9 miles east of Goole on the south side of the River Ouse near the village of Ousefleet at postcode DN14 8HR.

For more information email [email protected] or call 01405 704665
For details on the wildlife and other events at the reserve visit
Top image: Eleanor Bentall


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