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Annual woodcock monitoring 2020

Volunteers for this survey are asked to follow the new guidance published by the BTO on 24 March (https://www.bto.org/community/news/202003-bto-and-covid-19). The BTO will review the situation at the end of April and determine whether this survey can take place during May and June or at a reduced level in June with two visits. New volunteers are […]

Seabirds Count: Urban Nesting Gull Surveys

Seabirds Count: Britain and Ireland’s 4th Breeding Seabird Census Since 1969 there have been periodic censuses of breeding seabirds in Britain and Ireland. The last census was completed in 2002; due to the time that has passed, it is important another survey takes place. Seabirds Count was developed by the Seabird Monitoring Programme (SMP) partnership […]

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 […]

Scarce Breeding Birds

The breeding season is already underway for some birds. Please respect the special protection for species listed in Schedule 1 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (see list here). For scarce breeding species in Sussex, please consider carefully the risks of disturbance before reporting sightings on social media, including this website, unless the sites […]

Sussex Bird Report 2018: correction

The society apologises for the incorrect headings in the table showing the results from the recent three seasons for the Sussex Winter Bird Survey in the 2018 Sussex Bird Report (pages 205-208). The three columns for each season should be headed: Column 1 (% of squares): is the percentage of 1-km squares (to the nearest […]

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