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5 YELLOW-LEGGED GULL, 800 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 250 Black-headed Gull, 3 Common Gull, 3 Herring Gull, Goos...
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HAWFINCH - Mildenhall - Trevor Dobie 20 Fieldfare, Siskin - Pewsey - Brian Heath 9 Lapwing - Little Cheverel...
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WOS Newsflash

The RSPB has just issued the Bird Crime Report 2016.  Sadly, birds of prey continue to be persecuted and you can read more about this in the report https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/our-work/our-positions-and-casework/our-positions/wild-birds-and-the-law/wild-bird-crime/the-birdcrime-report. The RSPB is also asking for our help in reporting wildlife crime and more details can be found in the report.

Events Calendar

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Sunday 3 December 2017; 9.30am, Knapp and Gurston Downs, Broadchalke. A walk of about 6 miles over rolling chalk farmland with [...]
Date :  Sunday, 03 December 2017
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Crown Room, The Crown Centre, 39 St. Johns Street, Devizes SN10 1BL, United Kingdom
Tuesday 12th Dec 2017 at 7.30 pm:  David Waters “Great Bustard Update”  and the Annual Photographic Competition at the Crown Room, [...]
Date :  Tuesday, 12 December 2017
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Studland, United Kingdom
Sunday 17 December 2017; 9.30am, Studland Bay near Swanage. A winter visit to this excellent coastal area which usually produces a big and [...]
Date :  Sunday, 17 December 2017
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Imber, United Kingdom
Saturday 30 December 2017; 9.00am, Imber Army Ranges near Warminster. A repeat of this popular walk on this military training [...]
Date :  Saturday, 30 December 2017
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Where to Watch A-Z

Information on some of the best locations for birdwatching in the county is provided here.

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We will be adding more location details as the list grows.

Hen Harrier Day South is to be held at RSPB Arne, Nr Wareham, Dorset on Sunday 6th August 2017 from 1100 - 1500 hours. Chris Packham will be one of the speakers.


Information about WOS

Wiltshire Ornithological Society was formed on November 30th, 1974, and has grown in recent years to more than 500 members.

Our mission is to encourage and pursue the study, recording and conservation of birds in Wiltshire

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Latest News

09 November 2017
CWP Coordinated Gull Roost Count The last coordinated count of gull roosts in the CWP was undertaken in winter 2005/06. In conjunction with the BTO Winter Gull Roost Count in 2003/2004 and a series o...
20 July 2017
A new Atlas section has been added to the web site. This shows distribution and abundance maps for most of the birds that can be found in Wiltshire. To access the Atlas, select Atlas from the menu i...
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