Kingfisher 160 Autumn 2018The Kingfisher is a full colour, glossy magazine with articles and news about birds in Hampshire. There are regular features including the Walks programme and Recent Reports and Hampshire Highlights, occasional book reviews, trip reports, as well as an outstanding selection of photos of Hampshire birds taken by Hampshire birders.

It is published in February, May, August and November. The latest edition published in August 2018 included articles on

  • Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
  • Springwatch Week 2018 with HOS
  • Australia – not so far away
  • Southampton’s Nesting Gulls
  • A Farmer’s Reply
  • Rewilding – the Inspiration of Knepp
  • Crossword Number 3

For information about the Newsletter, including contributions and advertising, please contact the editor, Phil Budd.

address: 488 Bitterne Road East, Bitterne, Southampton. SO18 5EP. email: Phil Budd

Deadline for next issue is October 1st, 2018.

Electronic Kingfisher

For members who would prefer to receive an electronic version of Kingfisher, instead of a paper copy, please send an email to, with a Subject line containing the member’s name and Post code.

Previous copies of Kingfisher can be downloaded below.

Summer 2018
Spring 2018
Winter 2017
Autumn 2017
Summer 2017
Spring 2017
Winter 2016
Autumn 2016
Summer 2016