Open Day - 2017


Hampshire Ornithological Society Open Day

Saturday 25 March 2017

John Stripe Theatre, University of Winchester (SU473292)
King Alfred Campus, Sparkford Road, Winchester SO22 4NR

A meeting of the Hampshire Ornithological Society

Non-members welcome



Doors open




Display stands and trade stalls will be available for viewing


Welcome and introduction

Alan Snook 
HOS Chairman





The 38th Annual General Meeting of the Hampshire Ornithological Society will be held at 13.05 hours. Only fully paid up members of the Society may vote at the meeting. After the formal business, committee members will be available to answer questions.


Corn Buntings, their ecology and conservation

David Harper
(formerly of Sussex University)


Turtle Doves, challenges and solutions

Bruce Fowkes
Conservation Advisor, RSPB


Tea, coffee and cake (and time to chat, view displays etc)


The John Taverner Memorial Lecture:
'25 years of farmland bird conservation - successes, failures and the way ahead'

Andy Evans
Head of Nature Recovery, RSPB


Chairman's closing remarks






For further information, contact Andy Broadhurst, 

Telephone 07941 349002; E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  



To be confirmed


How to get there


Parking at the University is limited so please consider other options before traveling to the event.


Buses travel regularly up Romsey Road from the Broadway (City Centre) and train station, and from the hospital it is a fairly short walk down to the University. Alternatively there is the park and ride scheme, which has 3 locations (, accessible off Junctions 10 and 11 of the M3 motorway. There are other car parks in the City (


Open Day map