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Author: Chris Brown

2020 SOS Conference

We are now taking bookings for the Annual Conference on Saturday 25th January 2020. The booking form was sent to members with the Autumn newsletter, but in case you have mislaid yours, a copy is available by clicking here. Please note that the Conference is for SOS members only.

Swifts – The birds you can help!

A message from Edward Mayer: Dear Swift Friends, Please do come and meet me and listen to my talk about Swifts and how you can help them! It’s at the amazing Booth Museum in Brighton this Friday 21 June at 2pm. Book your seat by clicking here and see you there! Best wishes, Edward www.swift-conservation.org

Swifts In Trouble This Year

The following article was written in one of our national newspapers dated 13th June 2019 Conservationists are growing increasingly concerned about the late arrival of Swifts to the UK this year. Many returning after spending the winter in Africa are arriving around two weeks late, according to the RSPB which is campaigning to save the […]

Swift Calls

A message from Edward Mayer: “Dear Swift Friends & Colleagues, My Swifts came back yesterday, so it is time to switch on your Swift calls! All the best for a great Swift Season, Yours, Edward”   Click here for swift calls instructions  

Lewes Swift Group – Request

Swifts are about to arrive and there are a good number of identified Swift breeding areas in Lewes. Sadly the past group of supporters fell by the wayside. I would like to see new local enthusiasts come together to carry forward conservation of this important work. Please let us know at swifts@sos.org.uk if you can […]

RSPB Brighton Swift Survey 2019

Our city-wide surveys over the last two years helped identify 105 nest sites for Brighton Swifts. Our 2019 survey will build on the data gathered since 2016 and will help our work to protect and expand existing colonies. We’ll be looking to monitor our known ‘hot-spot’ areas as well as increase coverage in other parts […]

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