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.

Water Rail by Gareth Rees Water Rail by Gareth Rees, Baffins Pond - March 11th, 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

More photos for mid April - added April 17th, 2014


Bird News for March 2014 - added March 5th, 2014


Forthcoming walks up to August 2014 - added April 3rd, 2014


Bird Trail information - added April 2nd, 2014


Open Day photos and report - added April 2nd, 2014


Accounts for 2013 - added March 23rd, 2014


Bird projects forum was on February 22nd - added February 7th, 2014


Spring Kingfisher Newsletter published - added February 7th, 2014


South Downs breeding bird survey - added January 22nd, 2014


The Hampshire List provisionally updated to end 2013 - added January 5th, 2014


Hampshire Bird Report for 2012 published - added November 4th, 2013

Survey dates for 2013/4 for WeBS and NFWBS - added Sep 6th, 2013