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.


Starling by Dave Levy
Starling by Dave Levy - March 21st 2017, Basingstoke 


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

Further photos for mid April - added April 22nd, 2017


Corn Bunting presentation from Open Day 2017 - added April 20th, 2017


Photos of 2017 Open Day by Ian Julian - added April 7th, 2017


Forthcoming walks up to August 2017 - added April 5th, 2017


Bird News for March 2017 - added April 4th, 2017


Bird Trail - 2017 information added - added March 29th, 2017


New Forest winter birds survey updated for winter 2016/7 survey - added March 29th, 2017


Accounts for 2016 - added March 29th, 2017


Recent Walk Report - added March 15th, 2017


Winter Kingfisher Newsletter published - added February 13th, 2017