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Norfolk Ornithologists' Association

Broadwater Road, Holme-next-the-Sea, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 6LQ: Tel 01485 525406 Email:info@noa.org.uk

Art Auction

The NOA has been given 4 delightful paintings and photographs to sell to raise funds, and we have decided to auction them through this website, inviting bids by email. Do check them out and get bidding ! They would make great Christmas presents.

The items being auctioned are as follows:

Avocet and chick, a signed photograph by Chris Gomersall. See an image and further details here

Holme Bird Observatory, an original oil painting by Julian Bull. See an image and further details here

Roller, an original signed bird illustration by Dave Nurney. See an image and further details here

Thornham Marsh, an original oil painting by Pauline Gamble. See and image and further details here



The auction will be open for the whole of this month, with cut off for final bids being midnight on 30th November.To bid, send an email to auction@noa.org.uk with the name of the work, your name and your bid.

We will publish updates on the level of bids received on this site on a regular basis and you can submit as many bids as you wish.



Photo by Dave Nurney

This Twite was on Thornham bank on 1st November.

Our DVD, " Holme Bird Observatory – A Year" makes a great present, and is now available at the new price of £9.99 including postage and packing. Click here for more information.


We also have a range of fleeces, sweatshirts, polo shirts and caps at very reasonable prices.

For more information please call the Obs on 01485 525406.

Sponsored Birdwatch 2014

Would you like to raise money for the NOA by doing a Sponsored Birdwatch in 2014 ?

This year we are raising funds to carry out repairs at Walsey Hills, including the Royal Observer Corps building, which is in need of some tlc.The sponsorship form is available for download here

Thank you for your support.

NOA New Year Grand Draw 2015

This year we are holding our annual raffle in the New Year, on 8th January 2015, instead of at the AGM.

We are raising funds for essential renovations at Walsey Hills.

1st prize is £250 cash, 2nd prize £125 cash and 3rd prize £50 in Garden Tokens.

Tickets cost £1 each and will be posted to all members with the annual report this autumn. They are available to buy from the Observatory now.


Are you interested in Bats ?(flying, not cricket !) one of our Trustees, Keith Fox, is a member of the local Bat Group that is carrying out some interesting studies in and around Holme.

You can learn more here

This website is sponsored by:-

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Many thanks to Chris Mills of Norfolk Birding for his continued financial support of the NOA.


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