Publications - Birds


These publications illustrate work done by JNCC to support Species Conservation in the UK. Current topics of interest>>>

Important bird sites

D.E Pritchard, S.D Housden, G.P Mudge, C.A Galbraith & M.W Pienkowski (Eds)
This book lists 256 areas in the UK considered internationally important for the conservation of wild birds [in 1992]. These areas are designated under the European Communities Directive on the Conservation of Wild Birds and many are also under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance.

Birds of particular localities

Edited by D.A. Ratcliffe and P.H. Oswald
Birds, bogs and forestry presented the initial results of surveys undertaken by the Nature Conservancy Council (NCC) in the Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland.



R W White, K W Gillon, A D Black & J B Reid
A report of data collected on the distribution of seabirds and marine mammals in the waters around the Falkland Islands, between February 1998 and January 2001.


Birds and the environment

John A Love
Prepared for the NCC, RSPB, ITE and Scottish Wildlife Trust. Comprehensive report on the attempts to reintroduce these magnificent birds. Includes full history, and details of breeding ecology.