Welcome to the HOS website

Members’ Day 2020 – Postponed due to Coronavirus – click link for latest information

Walks and Courses cancelled or subject to cancellation

Bird Record Digitization Project announced

Header photographs courtesy of Brian Cartwright and David Cuddon.

Red-breasted Merganser by Mike Duffy - Feb 17th, Hayling Oysterbeds

Red-breasted Merganser by Mike Duffy – Feb 17th, Hayling Oysterbeds

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.

HOS Membership

Among the benefits of HOS Membership are three, full colour newsletters a year; an annual, full colour bird report; an extensive programme of walks and an Annual meeting, with guest speakers and trade stalls. Great value at £16 annual subscription, for individuals, joint and family membership – and FREE for young birders in full-time education, up to the age in 21.

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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