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Author: Val Bentley

Share and Learn Birdsong via Zoom 

  Many of us are listening to the birds around us more intently than ever this spring. Some are wondering what bird is making which noise. Others are wondering when they will be able to hear some of their favourite birds again. To help keep us connected during lockdown, SOS member Charlie Peverett is running […]

Volunteers needed!

The Annual General Meeting is fast approaching and we are looking for members to fill the following Council roles: Secretary:  This is a pivotal role within the Society. Would suit someone with good organisational skills, to take the minutes of Council meetings (5 a year) and look after the day to day correspondence of the […]

SOS Annual Conference

A superb day at Clair Hall yesterday – a full house again, and the speakers were so interesting and informative. Great to catch up with old friends and meet new ones! David Howey’s personal research on the Kittiwakes nesting at Splash Point gave so much information relevant to Sussex, but also showed how statistics can […]

SOS T shirts now available

During the brilliant day at SOS Conference yesterday, our Sales Team unveiled the latest addition to the SOS clothing range. A t-shirt with snappy Stonechat artwork by Clare Buckle.  Many thanks to Clare for designing this – not part of her role as Secretary to the SOS Scientific Committee!       The t shirt […]

New Year Bird Race – Update

Apologies for tardiness in updating the list – have been away from computer for several days! I suspect that virtually all the results are now in and here is the (preliminary) final order 101* Rolling Turnstones 101 Martlets 93  Dynamic Duo 93 Mike’s Mergansers 87 North Wallcreepers 87 The Ryenecks 87 The Great Twits 81 TQ01ers […]

YOUR SOCIETY NEEDS YOU!

Sussex Ornithological Society Council positions are held for five years from the date of the Annual General Meeting, so we are always looking for new volunteers from the membership to get involved with the running of the Society. In 2020, there will be vacancies for the positions of Secretary, Newsletter Editor, and Surveys and Projects […]

New Year Bird Race – latest

Now 18 Teams (surely a record?) have completed their Race, and the totals stand at 107  Ruff ‘n’ready (Tim Squire, Josh MacCallum Stewart) 97 The Martlets (Peter Plant, Hugh Horne, Peter Davis, Sophie May Lewis, Gary Trew) 96 Dynamic Duo (Elliot Chandler, John Thorogood) 96  Mike’s Mergansers (Mike English, Jan Jupp, Lesley Milward, Mike Russell, […]

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