Birds

These pages include local information about 29 bird species found in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, from curlew to cuckoos and lapwings to linnets. Why not use our A-Z of wildlife below or the general search box at the top of the page to quickly find the species you are looking for and then have the facts at your fingertips.

The information includes fascinating facts and where the species can be found as well as what local people and organisations are doing to conserve, maintain and enhance them in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There are also beautiful images, related links, downloads and references in case you want to find out more.

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The unfolding of Grass Wood throughout the year is a story of rich fulfilment. From 'Wharfedale' by Ella Pontefract & Marie Hartley

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