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Hampshire Bird Atlas 2007- 12


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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.


Goldcrest by Martin Bennett Goldcrest by Martin Bennett - September 29th, 2015 - Furze Hill, New Forest


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 early October 2015 - added October 11th, 2015


Bird News for September 2015 - added October 6th, 2015


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


Fieldworkers' meeting information - added September 24th, 2015


Low Tide Count - Langstone Harbour - added September 22nd, 2015


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


Autumn Kingfisher Newsletter published - added August 9th, 2015


Pre-publication offer for Hampshire Bird Atlas 2007-12 - added July 22nd, 2015