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WOS Newsflash

WOS is sad to report that founder member John Govett has died. John was elected as secretary at the Inaugural Meeting of the Wiltshire Ornithological Society on 18th January 1975. Later during his long membership he served as Editor of the WOS News. John was a fine artist and his artwork has featured in Birds of Wiltshire and many an edition of Hobby and WOS News. John’s funeral will be a humanist service at West Wiltshire Crematorium on Friday 14th December at 11.30 am. No black is requested.

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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

23 July 2018
Over the next few years the BTO will be running a series of surveys aimed at increasing our knowledge of the various owl species found in Britain. The first of these surveys is the Tawny Owl Point Sur...
09 April 2018
Swift Awareness Week 16th - 22nd June  Do take a look at events being planned in Salisbury and Wilton by the Secret Garden https://www.secretgardensalisbury.uk/diary/ for Swift Awareness Week.&n...
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