Winter Thrush Survey

The survey has been running since September, with 19 core squares in the York Region allocated and another 40 selected by volunteers. Many of the squares have had visits recorded already.

It's coming up to December, so we are only a few weeks away from the essential mid-winter visit for the core squares: between 27th Dec 2012 and 10th Jan 2013.

I have had another 5 core squares allocated in various parts of the region so am looking for your help to get these covered. As a minimum, these require the one mid-winter visit but surveyors can supplement this at other times too. I currently have squares in the following areas: Cawood, Moor Monkton, Stockton-on-the-Forest, Huby and Scrayingham. Please contact me if you'd like to help out.

You can still choose your own areas if you have a regular walk, for instance. Please visit