Shropshire Ornithological Society

Registered Charity No.: 514487

Welcome to the website of the Shropshire Ornithological Society (SOS). In these pages you will find information about the objectives, activities and work of the SOS. Just select the links on the menu above or in the listing below.

If you find any errors or have material for inclusion on the site, please contact the web manager.

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Breaking News

“Birds of Shropshire by Habitat and Season”. This beginners- and improving-level birdwatching course, co-sponsored by the Church Stretton SOS branch and the National Trust (Cardingmill Valley & Shropshire Hills), is again being offered, starting in October 2019. For further information and instructions on taking part, please visit the course website.

CJ Book Sale – Final Reductions! All books are priced to clear and there over 1000 titles to choose from and huge savings available. Priced from just 25p, over half of the titles are less than £1 and the huge Handbooks of the World priced at just £50 each (rrp £183) The bookstore will be open from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Orders can also be placed over the phone (Freephone 0800 731 2820) or by email (sales@birdfood.co.uk). The latest clearance list can be found online at http://www.birdfood.co.uk/book-clearance, which is being updated daily to remove all sold-out titles: Purchases can be picked up at CJ Wildlife, Upton Magna, near Shrewsbury, SY4 4UR, or can be delivered to your home.

SAVE YOUR SOCIETY PRINTING COSTS, VOLUNTEER TIME AND POSTAGE & PACKAGING – GET YOUR COPY OF ‘THE BUZZARD’ ONLINE. Further information on this issue, plus an easy-to-use form to submit your email address, is available HERE.

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The Society

The SOS party on the Cairngorm summit (Jim Almond)

Trips & Meetings

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Shropshire Birds & Birding


Bird Research & Recording




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Page updated: 3/08/2019