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Current publications

Hobby and WOS News

Hobby contains the Wiltshire Bird Report and is published annually. WOS News, the Society's quarterly bulletin, provides regular communication and updates for members. Both are provided free to WOS members.

Birds of Wiltshire

This widely acclaimed book, published in 2007, is a complete avifauna of the county and includes an atlas of the county's birds from summer and winter fieldwork during 1995–2000. See more... 

Earlier publications on Wiltshire's birds

Before the formation of WOS, sightings in the county were published in the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine (WANHM) — the first annual report for the county was for 1929. Prior to Birds of Wiltshire, there were three significant books on the county's birds. See more...

Bibliography

A more or less complete list of all ornithological publications concerning Wiltshire, originally compiled for Birds of Wiltshire, is available in a bibliography.


Information about WOS

Wiltshire Ornithological Society was formed on November 30th, 1974, and has grown in recent years to more than 500 members.

Our mission is to encourage and pursue the study, recording and conservation of birds in Wiltshire

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Latest News

09 November 2017
CWP Coordinated Gull Roost Count The last coordinated count of gull roosts in the CWP was undertaken in winter 2005/06. In conjunction with the BTO Winter Gull Roost Count in 2003/2004 and a series o...
20 July 2017
A new Atlas section has been added to the web site. This shows distribution and abundance maps for most of the birds that can be found in Wiltshire. To access the Atlas, select Atlas from the menu i...
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