Scientific Committee

Mediterranean Gull by John WichallHOS 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.

WeBS Counts

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

Bird Data

HOS maintains a database of bird records. Requests for information should be directed to the County Recorder, Keith Betton (details above), in writing.

Research Grants

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.