Welcome to the HOS website


Join nowThe Hampshire Ornithological Society (HOS) records and publishes information about wild birds in the county of Hampshire, England. This web site is for members and potential members of HOS. We hope that visitors to Hampshire will also find it useful.

Buzzard by Andy Tew Buzzard by Andy Tew, Southampton Common - September 24, 2014


HOS Membership


Join nowAmong the benefits of HOS Membership are a quarterly, full colour newsletter; an annual, full colour bird report; an extensive programme of walks and a free Open Day, with guest speakers and trade stalls. Great value at £12 annual subscription, for individuals and joint membership - and £5 for juniors.


Latest sightings and news


The goingbirding website has bird sightings in Hampshire posted to it throughout the day. The HOSLIST mailing list is for discussion of Hampshire birds and also has sightings posted to it.

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Latest Website News

Forthcoming walks up to February 2015 - added October 22nd, 2014


New Forest winter birds survey dates and results - added October 22nd, 2014


More photos for mid October - added October 25th, 2014


Bird News for September 2014 - added October 8th, 2014


Autumn Kingfisher Newsletter published - added July 28th, 2014