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The one thing you can be sure of when you pay a visit to Bempton Cliffs is that there will be birds, thousands of them. Bempton is of course famed for its Puffins and Gannets. The Gannet colony being one of the largest in the world and one of the noisiest.

However there are many many more, amongst birders it is an area for scarce birds, rare birds and some of the scarcest birds to hit our shores. These birds, driven by the winds can turn up anytime and anywhere along this amazing strip of coastline.

Below: Gannets, Guillemot and Jackdaw.
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At this time of year the breeding season is in its full noisy flow, Life and sometimes death are all around you, a truly breathtaking place.
Left: Kittiwake with young.
Below: Kittiwake, Meadow Pipit, Puffin, Razorbill Young.
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