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Operation Wallacea request

This may be of interest  – if so, please, check the organisation’s website and make direct contact with them (from Toby Farman of Operation Wallacea) “I work for the organisation Operation Wallacea who carry out biodiversity monitoring in a number of different regions of the world during the months of June and July. We’re currently […]

Society Awards

Since 2005 the Society has been presenting annual awards for both exceptional service (President’s Award), and long service (Stonechat Award). This year the President’s Award went to Chris Brown for his work redesigning this website – well done and many thanks Chris. Stonechat Awards were presented at the Conference to Andrew House, Richard Lowe, and […]

Sussex Bird Report Editorial Team

We are looking for a volunteer to assist with the typesetting of the Bird Report. Ideally this would be someone familiar with desktop publishing InDesign (or who would be willing to learn). The main effort falls in the autumn when completed, agreed and proofread texts and photographs are available. Anyone interested should contact Peter Plant […]

Brent Goose Survey – Urgent Response please

Surveyors urgently needed at Pagham We need volunteers for a survey which, we hope, will lead to some very tangible outcomes. The foraging areas for wintering Brent Geese are under pressure around Pagham Harbour from development – pressures that will only increase in the years to come.   SOS is working with RSPB and Natural England […]

New Year Bird Race

This really should be the final list from the (now) 17 teams who took part in the Bird Race this year: 123 Splash Pointers (Matt Eade, Derek Barber & Bob Self) 102 Team@SussexBirding (Lee Beadell & Alistair Gray) 101 Midhurst Martlets (Hugh Horne, Peter Davis, Peter Plant, Gary Trew) 94  Mike’s Mergansers (Jan Jupp, Lesley […]

Great White Egrets

With increasing numbers of Great White Egrets being seen in Sussex each year, the SOS Records Committee (SOSRC) and Scientific Committee have concluded that, as from 1 January 2018, descriptions/photos of this species will not be needed to support records in any part of the county.  The Sussex Bird Report 2016 includes Great White Egret […]

New Year Bird Race

Yes, it really is nearly 2018 and time to gird up your metaphorical loins for another Race.  The 2017 Race was really successful, with 17 teams taking part, and a total of £2,525,35 given in donations. Ted Merrikin, our Treasurer, was very diligent in hunting down Gift Aid, so the final total raised for conservation […]

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