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 […]
Author: Chris Brown
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 […]
The Lewes Swift Supporters are encouraging Swifts to breed in Lewes. Here is their latest newsletter: LSS Newsletter July 2021
by Dr Samantha Franks Saturday 10th July 19:00 to 20:00 I am delighted to confirm that this exciting online talk is going ahead as planned. In a year when most of us may well not leave the UK, here is a chance to visit Alaska under the skilled guidance of Dr Samantha Franks, a Senior […]
Here is the latest newsletter from the Lewes Swift Supporters: LSS Newsletter June 2021
There are still squares available in the following areas– Northiam Wadhurst Frant Mayfield Arundel Singleton Chichester Midhurst Billinghurst You still have time to take up a square as the first survey needs to be completed by the 20th of June. “The national survey hopes to mobilise volunteers, farmers, study groups, county bird clubs and other […]
The SOS are endeavouring to kickstart the outings programme for 2021. We are going ahead with an outing to Blackdown on Sunday 30th May, limiting members to a group of 10/12 people. If you would like to attend this outing, please contact Bernie Forbes on 07852820886 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register your place. Meeting place: Sunday […]