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NYMMO attend Countryside Days attended by 6,000+ Children

June 17, 2019

NYMMO joined the NGO Educational Trust in attending the free for schools to attend Countryside Days held at the Great Yorkshire Show ground last week. In two days there was […]

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Oystercatcher Chick Spotted

June 15, 2019

This little chick spotted yesterday isn’t as instantly recognisable as it’s parents who are very hard to miss. Oystercatchers are large black and white wading birds, with long, orange-red bills […]

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An Albino Stonechat

June 13, 2019

These photos have been sent through and they show a very rare bird, I’m sure not many of you will have seen an Albino Stonechat. This young Albino Stonechat was […]

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Open Farm Sunday, Stonebeck Gate Farm, Danby

June 10, 2019

NYMMO attended the Open Farm Sunday at Stonebeck Gate Farm for the 3rd consecutive year, this great initiative gives the chance for individuals to see a real working farm and […]

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Dipper spotted in North York Moors

June 7, 2019

Received these photos in last night, this Amber Listed bird gets its first show on the NYMMO page. The Dipper is a short-tailed plump bird with a low, whirring flight, […]

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NYMMO GAMEKEEPERS v ROSEDALE F.C.

June 4, 2019

  Come along for a fun afternoon and support the NYMMO gamekeepers as they take on Rosedale Football Club for a full length 90 Minute friendly match. Let’s hope they […]

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Gift of Game Coffee Morning

June 2, 2019

Check out these delicious cakes. NYMMO estate staff have been busy baking cakes and sweet treats and yesterday they held a coffee morning and cake sale to raise funds for […]

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MP Kevin Hollinrake visits Bransdale Estate to look at the benefits of Managed Moorland

May 31, 2019

Charlie Woof beat keeper from the Bransdale Estate in the North York Moors hosted Kevin Hollinrake, Conservative MP for Thirsk and Malton on a tour of the estate this week. […]

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Top Tips for Avoiding TICKS

May 26, 2019

Reports for 2019 so far indicate that we are seeing exceedingly high numbers of ticks and with the threat of contracting Lyme Disease a possibility we thought we’d give you […]

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The Annual – Speed Kills Post

May 25, 2019

SLOW DOWN – SPEED KILLS We would like to stress the importance of curbing high speeds on moor roads as we look to try and protect the lives of as […]

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You’ve just got to know where to look

May 24, 2019

A volunteer from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) accompanied one of our game keepers onto the moors and ringed 83 chicks, consisting of 16 Curlew, 18 Golden Plover and […]

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A Barbecue on the North York Moors, Is it worth the risk?

May 23, 2019

2019 to date has seen continued long spells of unseasonably dry warm weather and minimal rain.  The first 2 photos have been sent in today demonstrate just how dry the […]

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The necessity of man made ponds on the moors

May 23, 2019

The North York Moors have a vast number of man made ponds and many of these have been in place for a long time.  These ponds provide vital water supplies […]

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Spot The Nest

May 22, 2019

The following photos give an idea of how well the grouse nests are concealed in the heather, the first 2 photos show the hen grouse sat on the eggs and […]

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Come on DEFRA, sort this out

May 21, 2019

Today’s discussions between MP’s and Natural England about decisions taken which resulted in the revocation of the General Licences shows no signs of moving forward. There is still no decision […]

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Curlew Chicks – A more than average 5

May 21, 2019

The curlew is the largest European wading bird, it is instantly recognisable by it’s long, downcurved bill, brown upperparts, long legs and evocative call, and is a popular sight and […]

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Lapwing Chick Ringing on North York Moors Estates

May 20, 2019

These lapwing chicks are just a small section of what have been ringed this weekend by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) on one of our North York Moors estates. […]

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First Merlin Nest of the Year seen on the North York Moors

May 18, 2019

Today we have received a photo through of the first Merlin nest seen this year, hopefully this will be the first of many. The Merlin is the smallest U.K. Bird […]

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Toads and Newts Back for a 2nd attempt

May 18, 2019

The toads and newts are back for a second attempt!  The unseasonably dry weather in March and April dried up lots of the moor ponds and inhibited their breeding success. […]

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BEWARE – Snake in the grass……….

May 17, 2019

Over the past month we have been sent in a number of photos and videos of adders, we wouldn’t like to say if the number of these snakes have risen […]

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