HOS has a Scientific Sub-committee which oversees all survey work in the County. Its members include representatives of all the organisations organising and carrying out surveys.
Chairman: Marcus Ward
email: Marcus Ward
address: 1 Garrow Drive, Lymington, SO41 9LP
telephone: 07740 106221
Secretary: Andrew Colenutt
email: Andrew Colenutt
Conservation Liaison: Andy Lester
HOS liaises with other organisations in the county such as HWT, Chichester Harbour Conservancy, HCC, RSPB, Forest Enterprise.
email: Andy Lester
Recording: Keith Betton
The Hampshire County Recorder is Keith Betton.
email: Keith Betton
telephone: 01252 724068 / 07809 671468
address: 8 Dukes Close, Folly Hill, Farnham, Surrey GU9 0DR.
Refer to Recording webpage for more information.
The Wetland Bird Survey local organisers for Hampshire are:-
John Shillitoe (coastal)
email: John Shillitoe
telephone: 01329 833086
address: Westerly, Hundred Acres Road, Wickham, Hampshire PO17 6HY
Keith Wills (inland)
email: Keith Wills
telephone: 01252 548408
address: 51 Peabody Road, Farnborough GU14 6EB
John Clark (Avon Valley)
email: John Clark
telephone: 01252 623397
address: 4 Cygnet Court, Old Cove Road, Fleet GU51 2RL
BTO Regional Representative: Glynne Evans
Glynne Evans is the BTO Regional Representative for Hampshire.
email: Glynne Evans
telephone: 01264 860697
address: Waverley, Station Road, Chilbolton, Stockbridge SO20 6AL
Ringing Liaison: Tony Davis
Tony Davis is the HOS focal point for Hampshire ringers.
email: Tony Davis
HOS maintains a database of bird records. Requests for information should be directed to the County Recorder, Keith Betton (details above), in writing.
The Scientific Sub-committee makes grants for ornithological research on, or directly connected with, Hampshire birdlife. Details from the Sub-committee Secretary Chris Manning (details above).
Terms of Reference
The Terms of Reference of the Scientific Committee can be found at this link.