Why join today?


Thinking of joining the DOS? This is why it's a good idea:

  • Information: where to go and what to see
  • A Newsletter 11 times a year: usually 8 pages packed with information
  • Annual report: consistently highly rated
  • Website: all the latest bird news at the click of a mouse
  • Meetings and trips: expert speakers. local trips or further afield for expert or beginer
  • Somewhere to send records: the DOS database provides trends, analysis and information
  • On-line submission of records: via our "Submit a record" system
  • Important surveys and studies: to help birds and their habitats
  • Support for birds: from winter feeding stations to watching over sensitive breeders
  • A chance for you to contribute more directly don't just sit there, join today!


If you would like more information, please contact Steve Shaw our Secretary, details here

If you would like to join the DOS please click the JOIN NOW button opposite for an application form

If you do decide to join, and you are a Tax Payer, please consider Gift Aid we can reclaim the tax on subscriptions. If all eligible members filled in a Gift Aid form, we could significantly increase our income at no cost to you. Details are on the application form

Also, we can cut costs if you pay by Standing Order


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Click the Join Now button for an application form


£17 per annum (covers everyone at one household)

Subscriptions due 1 January each year

Membership Renewal Slips are downloadable here

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