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Swallow success story hatched at Wroxham Barns

15:43 21 June 2012

Wroxham Barns swallow webcam. The chicks pictured in their nest. 
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Wroxham Barns swallow webcam. The chicks pictured in their nest. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

© ARCHANT NORFOLK 2012

Swallow chicks have become a major attraction at Wroxham Barns thanks to a link-up with the RSPB.

A “swallowcam” was set up to give visitors a close-up view of a nest at the retail and craft centre’s junior farm. Farm manager Eileen Calverley said: “Five chicks hatched about a week ago and visitors love watching them. The picture quality is very good.”

As part of a successful initiative involving the RSPB, visitors to the Barns in Tunstead Road, Hoveton, can listen to swallow talks at 2.15pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

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