Wigeon at Balscote © Derek Hales Red Kite at Balscote © Richard Dunn Reed Bunting at Balscote © Tony Clark Teal © Trevor Easterbrook

The BOS is conducting a survey of Yellowhammers in the first 2 weeks of July 2018 to determine their population abundance, distribution and breeding status. All members and the general public are invited to participate. Read more ...

Five go to Taiwan!!  -  Colin Wilkinson

In autumn 2017 The Franklins, The Lewises and Colin spent two weeks travelling round this interesting and picturesque island just off mainland China to seek out the many and varied birds and other wildlife - not least the 27 endemic birds. Read more ...

A survey where observers are each given a randomly selected 1km square and record all species and numbers of each for a minimum period of 2 hours between 9am and noon. Read more ...

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