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The AGM using Zoom is on 30th September 2020, see WOS News for details.

Field Trips are cancelled until further notice.

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WOS AGM 2020

 will be held on 30th September 2020 at 7.30 pm using Zoom, a video conferencing service. Instructions on how to join this meeting will be given on the agenda which will be included in the next edition of WOS News. 

AGM on 1st April postponed

The AGM on 1st April and Bird Fair on 18th April are postponed. Forthcoming field trips cancelled until further notice - see News for more detail.

Theft from car

A member has had her car broken into at Eight Walks, Savernake this week and would like others to be alerted to the risk of theft from vehicles in remote car parks.

Fonthill Trip Cancelled

Field Trip to Fonthill on Wednesday 12th February cancelled.

Important: Titchfield Haven Field Trip 29th September

Important information: due to a sewage leak, Posbrook Lane, Triangle Lane and Meon Road near the village of Titchfield have been closed this week. Please check the Titchfield Haven Nature Reserve website [a link is given on this WOS website in the events section for the trip] or route planner to see if the roads are still closed, in which case the reserve can be accessed via the village of Stubbington.

Hen Harrier Missing in Wiltshire

A young male satellite tagged hen harrier “Vulcan” has disappeared in Wiltshire. The final transmission on 16th January came from a location south of Calstone Wellington, near Calne. The police and RSPB are working together to try and establish the circumstances around Vulcan’s disappearance. If anyone has information please contact Wiltshire Police on 101 or Contact Crime stoppers on 0800 555111, if you would prefer to remain anonymous.

Alternatively, anyone with information can call the RSPB Raptor Crime Hotline confidentially on 0300 999 0101. 

Follow @RSPB_Skydancer for the latest hen harrier news.

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