Welcome to the HOS website


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Open Day agenda and reduced price for Hampshire Atlas 


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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.


Pintail by Chris Rose


Pintail by Chris Rose - February 24th, 2018, Farlington Marshes 


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

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


Bird News for February 2018 - added March 14th, 2018


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


New Forest winter birds survey February results - added March 9th, 2018


Open Day agenda - added March 7th, 2018


Reduced price for Atlas - added March 7th, 2018


Photos for early March - added March 7th, 2018


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


Spring Kingfisher Newsletter published - added February 10th, 2018


Forthcoming walks updated - added February 4th, 2018


Young Birders Camp 2018 announced - added December 8th, 2017