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1 Expires 31/12/2022

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The work at Flamborough Bird Observatory is undertaken by a team of dedicated volunteers. By becoming a Friend, you’ll join a growing community of like-minded people determined to establish Flamborough as one of the UK’s best birding destinations. You’ll be helping to fund a vital series of conservation projects, as well as the production of the Annual Report. In return, youare eligible to receive a range of benefits, including:

  • ‘WhatsApp’ messages letting you know about the discovery of all rare and scarce birds the moment they are found.
  • Exclusive access to the photographic hide at Thornwick Pools that gives unprecedented views of passage waders amongst others.
  • Free copy of the annual Bird Report. It contains a gallery of stunning photographs and features artwork from a range of the UK’s leading bird artists.
  • Regular newsletters keeping Friends up to date with what’s going on.
  • Access to a series of exciting social events held throughout the year.
  • The chance to volunteer in practical tasks designed to improve the habitat and fortunes of Flamborough’s wildlife.

In addition, part of your subscription will go towards vitally important conservation work.

Completing the Gift Aid Declaration will mean that the Observatory will be able to reclaim tax from HMRC meaning an additional 25p for each and every pound of your subscriptions and donations.

Young Friends

If you are between your 13th and 21st birthdays, you are eligible to be a Young Friend. This is a free subsbcription that will entitle you to receive the same ‘electronic’ package as our normal membership i.e. email updates, newsletters and exclusive access to our WhatsApp Group providing information on latest sightings.  You will also be able to purchase a copy of the latest annual Bird Report at a reduced rate.  Please note that parental consent and proof of age may be required.