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.
Interim-Chair: Keith Betton
email: Keith Betton
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
County Recorder: Martin Pitt
The Hampshire County Recorder is Martin Pitt.
email: Martin Pitt
telephone: 07926 841139
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
Other current members of the committee are: Ryan Burrell, Michael Chalmers, Rob Clements, Trevor Codlin, Georgie Digby, Nigel Matthews, Andy Page, Ken Smith
HOS maintains a database of bird records. Requests for information should be directed to the County Recorder, Martin Pitt (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 Andrew Colenut (details above).
Terms of Reference
The Terms of Reference of the Scientific Committee can be found at this link.