Author: Chris Brown

Assistant Recorder

Sadly for the SOS Martin Orchard-Webb shall be stepping down from the role of Assistant Recorder, a post he has held for the last six years. Martin’s hard work and diligence over this time is much appreciated by all of us and he will be sorely missed! Consequently we would love to hear from anyone […]

WHBBS Surveyor Needed Urgently

Wealden Heaths Breeding Bird Survey (West Sussex) Surveyor needed urgently from 2024   This long running survey monitors 21 breeding species with emphasis on heathland specialists by the simple method of detecting males holding territory. The core heaths of West Sussex have been surveyed for twenty-five years and we are now in need of a […]

Mya Bambrick – 21 Wildlife Walks

SOS Council member Mya Bambrick is undertaking a project called ‘21 Wildlife Walks.’ She will be going on and vlogging 21 different wildlife walks across the UK before her 21st birthday in September, with the aim to raise £2100 for the BTO, raise awareness of species decline and different conservation issues. Locations include RSPB Arne, […]

Volunteering opportunity: Mid-week walks co-ordinator

SOS is seeking a person to take over from Audrey Wende to co-ordinate SOS’s mid-week walks for members. The role involves organising one mid-week walk a month, generally 11 walks a year (none in August), find potential walk leaders and liaise with the weekend walks co-ordinator. These events are attended by approximately 12 people and […]

Chichester Peregrine Group – Help Needed

Chichester’s Peregrine Group are appealing to SOS members to help with their Peregrine Open Days at Chichester Cathedral on Wednesday – Sunday from 10th June – 9th July on the Cathedral Green. Help is sought with the telescope/video feed viewing and interpretation. These Open Days continue to attract good numbers of people and this is […]

Nightjar Survey in Sussex

SOS are carrying out a county-wide Nightjar survey this summer and we are looking for volunteers to cover a number of 1km squares in known Nightjar areas in Sussex. The survey consists of 2 evening visits between late May and late July. The survey website, with available 1km squares is now up and running and […]

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