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Annual breeding woodcock monitoring 2021

New volunteers in Sussex are being sought to help to monitor national breeding woodcock numbers (subject to any travel or other restrictions in place at the time). Annual monitoring of roding woodcocks has taken place at a number of sites across the UK each year since 2003; a summary of the results can be found […]

SOS New Year Bird Race

Hot on the heels of the Bird Report, your winter newsletter should be with you very soon.  Slight delay due to the handover from Anthony to Martin, which did not go quite as smoothly as they would have liked – grateful thanks to both for persevering! There will be a article on how you can […]

2019 Bird Report – Available Now

The Sussex Bird Report for 2019 is available to purchase     Available now, it contains 272 pages packed with information, photographs and illustrations including: Review of 2019 Systematic List Breeding Bird and Winter Bird Survey results Wealden Heaths Breeding Bird Survey Finders’ accounts of Crag Martin, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Northern Treecreeper and Eastern Lesser Whitethroat […]

Sussex Bird Report 2019 – corrigenda

If you haven’t received your 2019 Sussex Bird Report, you will soon!  A couple of errors have come to light in the Ringing Report: The figures in in the table on p222 were reversed, so it should read: 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Total RBRG Others 51,020 34,752 16,268 31,700 15,883 15,817 28,683 […]

Covid-19 restriction – Walks

The Covid-19 restrictions which apply from Thursday 5th November unfortunately mean that the number-limited outings which we have recently restarted, will need to be put on hold again until further notice.  Looks as though we will be back to birding in our own local areas again, and mostly solo.  However, there have been some interesting […]

No better time than NOW to join SOS!

Membership is still only £14 p.a. (£17 joint). If you join before the end of 2020 your membership will run to the end of December 2021, so you will get THREE Sussex Bird Reports for your year’s subscription – the most recent (2018), the 2019 edition, due out before Christmas, PLUS the 2020 report which […]

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