The BOS produce a variety of publications based on our survey work. These include our annual and 10 year reports.

We produce a monthly newsletter which is sent to members. You can read older copies here: Newsletters.

Bird Trends in the Heart of England 1977-2016

This BOS report reviews the population trends of Farmland and Woodland species in south central England compared to the whole of England for the 40 year period 1977 to 2016. Read more ...

The BOS gave a short presentation at the TVERC 2018 Spring Recorder Conference on the state of farmland birds in the BOS. You can view the Microsoft PowerPoint presentation by clicking here: Farmland Birds in the Heart of England 2018.

Birds of the Heart of England

The product of annual surveys since 1952, this book documents remarkable changes in the distribution of many birds through the use of clear colour maps, species accounts and a variety of illustrations. Read more ...

Habitat Improvements at Bicester Wetland Reserve

In January 2019 the BOS received a grant from Thames Water and this enabled us to hire an 8 tonne excavator and driver for 3 full days of work on the reserve. Read more ...

New Zealand  -  Frances and Adrian Buckel

Frances and Adrian will be giving a presentation on their recent visit to New Zealand.  Read more ...

A survey of breeding birds, conducted using 3 visits over 3 months to a random 1km square. Read more ...

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