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

Aims:

  • to gather detailed information on winter species so that, over time, we have a measure across the whole area of the BOS;
  • to provide data used to identify trends in both abundance and distribution of winter species.

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 ...

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