The SOS has combined with the Woodland Trust, CPRE Sussex, SWT and the RSPB to issue the following Joint Press Release (Click Here) opposing Center Parcs’ plans to site a new holiday village in Oldhouse Warren, alongside the M23. This press release is being sent to national and Sussex press and TV. Although Oldhouse Warren […]
Author: Chris Brown
This talk is now available here on the SOS Youtube channel. The answers to the many excellent questions that we could not deal with on the night will be posted on the SOS website soon.
The Sussex Bird Report, No. 73, 2020 Fingers crossed this report will prove relatively error-free, but please note the following. Long-tailed Tit. The last sentence on page 145 should read: ‘During the GBW they were recorded in 61% of gardens surveyed with an average peak count of four. [JA Hobson]’ Northern Treecreeper: the text on […]
The latest Bird Report will be landing on members’ doormats very shortly! As well as the regular features including, among others, Review of the Year, Systematic List of all the species seen in Sussex in 2020 and Ringing Report there are special papers on: The first successful breeding of White Storks in Britain in recent […]
White-tailed Eagle reintroduction: the Society is delighted to announce that project officer Steve Egerton-Read will give an online talk on the Isle of Wight project on Wednesday 17th November at 19:00. To register, click on the link under “upcoming virtual talks” below or here. The talk is free.
Surveyor needed urgently from 2022 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 over 20 years and we are now in need of a surveyor for the important site of Weavers […]
An updated Sussex List is now available to view here. See also the menu bar at top. It can also be downloaded as an Excel file, or as a pdf on which you can note the species you have seen.
The SOS is thrilled to announce the winners of its first bird photography competition. Go here for details.
The aim of the group is to ensure ongoing and consistent monitoring of the Sussex Barn Owl population. With circa 90% of Barn Owls now breeding in nest boxes it is vital we maintain and grow the status of this enigmatic bird through effective management of these and other breeding sites. We are a Sussex […]
On 12 July Center Parcs announced they had acquired an option to purchase a 553 acre site of woodland off Balcombe Road in Worth, Sussex and that they planned to develop their 6th Centre Parcs in the UK there. The site is bordered by the M23 to the north and by Worth Forest SSSI to […]