HOS Membership


Children and Chris Packham at Bird Trail by Ian JulianBenefits of HOS Membership include the following:


Quarterly Newsletter


The Kingfisher is a full colour magazine with 52 pages of articles and news about birds in Hampshire.


Annual Bird Report


Members receive a copy of the annual Bird Report, which is usually published toward the end of the following year. The latest edition, Hampshire Bird Report 2016, was published in November 2017. It is available from our Sales Officers, Bryan & Sandy Coates, 8 Gardner Way, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire SO53 1JL.

Price £12.50 including P&P. Please make cheques payable to HOS.


Annual Open Day


A half day conference, which includes the AGM, with talks, sales stands, refreshments and a chance to meet like-minded people. It is open to members and non-members. Reports from previous Open Days can be found here and information about next year's meeting can be found here.


Baseball cap and sweatshirt

Meetings Programme


There are outdoor meetings held every month, led by a knowledgeable and experienced birdwatcher, and occasional indoor meetings in the winter. See Walks page.


HOS clothing


HOS logoed clothing, including fleeces, sweatshirts and polo shirts are also available from our Sales Officers.


The opportunity to participate in surveys


HOS undertakes surveys both independently and in collaboration with other bodies throughout the year. New observers are always welcome. See Surveys page.

Join nowHOS membership is on an annual basis, running from January 1st. Details of joining HOS or renewing a subscription are available here.