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The 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.


Black-tailed Godwit by Trevor Carpenter Black-tailed Godwit (mainly!) by Trevor Carpenter - October 28th, 2015 - Farlington Marshes


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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

More photos for late November - added November 30th, 2015


New Forest winter birds survey results for November - added November 25th, 2015


Winter Kingfisher Newsletter published - added November 15th, 2015


Bird News for October 2015 - added November 7th, 2015


Fieldworkers' meeting contact information - added November 6th, 2015


Forthcoming walks up to February 2016 - added October 3rd, 2015


The Hampshire List revised for 2014 - added September 6th, 2015