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.


Black-headed Gull by Andy Tew Black-headed Gull by Andy Tew, Hamsphire - May 15th, 2015


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

More photos for late June - added July 4th, 2015


Bird News for May 2015 - added June 4th, 2015


Summer Kingfisher Newsletter published - added May 8th, 2015


The Hampshire List updated for 2104 - added April 17th, 2015


Forthcoming walks up to August 2015 - added April 5th, 2015


Open Day - 2015 a report by Ian Julian - added April 5th, 2015


Hampshire Bird Report - added April 1st, 2015


Accounts and AGM minutes - added March 30th, 2015


New Forest winter birds survey final results - added March 23rd, 2015


Walk Reports updated - added February 17th, 2015