Black headed gull (Jeremy Douglas-Jones)

Join Us

We welcome new members to the Gower Ornithological Society. For your membership you will receive regular correspondence concerning our activities which include online and in-person talks and guided walks around some of the best sites in our recording area (and occasionally outside it) for birds, and a copy of Gower Birds, our long-running high-quality annual report in which any records you submit will feature.

You will also benefit from the knowledge that you are supporting the gathering and documentation of bird population data in Gower, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot as a member of a Society that has been in existence for over sixty years and which continues to make a significant contribution to bird recording in Wales.


Application Form

If you would like to become a full member of GOS, please fill in the form below. We will then get back to you to confirm your payment.



Gift Aid Conditions

The person making the donation and or a subscription should be a UK tax payer, paying at least as much income tax and or capital gains tax as the donations he or she makes to all organisations in the tax year.

The member signing the Gift Aid declaration is also named on the account you are using to pay your membership subscription / donation, to enable us to collect the Gift Aid.

If you pay Income Tax at the higher rate, you must include all your Gift Aid donat­ions on your Self-Assessment tax return if you want to receive the additional tax relief due to you.

Please notify Gower Ornithological Society if you:

  • want to cancel this declaration
  • change your name or home address
  • no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains



Annual Membership Fees

  • Joint Members = £15
  • Member = £12
  • Corporate Members = £15


Interact on our website

Anyone can get involved on our website, but you will need to register and log-in before you can add sightings or post comments on the Gower Ringing Group Blog.