A wide variety of wildlife feature this month as the milder weather brought resident birds into spring mode, late winter moths and the first few emerging butterflies from hibernation. Seashore work by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust revealed some great discoveries and there were even a few dolphins passing our shores. The York area once again stole the rare bird trophy with Arctic gulls, the Pine Bunting and a new find in the form of a Coue’s Arctic Redpoll also in Dunnington.
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Highlights from February's wildlife sightings (clockwise from top left): Spring Usher by Allan Rodda, Small-spotted Catshark egg case by Anthony Hurd and Great Grey Shrike by Richard Baines.