Welcome to the HOS website


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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.


Siskin by Martin Bennett


Siskin by Martin Bennett - March 24th, 2018, Furze Hill 


HOS Membership


Join nowAmong the benefits of HOS Membership  are a quarterly, full colour newsletter; an annual, full colour bird report; an extensive programme of walks and a free Open Day, with guest speakers and trade stalls. Great value at £12 annual subscription, for individuals and joint membership - and £5 for juniors.


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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Latest Website News

Photos for mid April - added April 20th, 2018


Bird News for March 2018 - added April 10th, 2018


New Forest winter birds survey 2017/8 results - added April 10th, 2018


Photos and review of Open Day 2018 by Ian Julian - updated April 5th, 2018


Forthcoming walks to end August - added March 31st, 2018


Swift Conservation annual Swift Day announced - added March 28th, 2018


Birding Basics bird song workshops announced - added March 15th, 2017


Accounts and Trustees Report for 2017 - added March 14th, 2018


Reduced price for Atlas - added March 7th, 2018


Survey details for Nightingale and Dartford Warbler - added February 19th, 2018