RSPB Bempton

RSPB Bempton

Bemptoncliffs

The reserve is on the cliff road from the village of Bempton, which is on the B1229 road from Flamborough to Filey. In Bempton village, turn northwards at the White Horse public house and the reserve is at the end of the road after 1 mile (follow the brown tourist signs).
Bempton Cliffs is a nature reserve, run by the RSPB, at Bempton in Yorkshire, England.

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It is best known for its breeding seabirds, including Northern Gannet,Atlantic Puffin,Razorbill, Common Guillemot, Black-legged Kittiwake and Fulmar. Location
The hard chalk cliffs at Bempton rise are relatively resistant to erosion and offer lots of sheltered headlands and crevices for nesting birds. The cliffs run about 10 km from Flamborough Head north towards Filey and are over 100 m high at points.
There are good walkways along the top of the cliffs and several well fenced and protected observation points. Most times there will be helpful bird watchers with a range of scopes and binoculars on hand. Kittiwakes
Numerically the most common bird, around 10% of the United Kingdom population of Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) live here. Puffins
The puffins themselves mostly fly 40 km south to Dogger Bank to feed.

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