West Midland Bird Club

Annual Report, 1940s

(Report Numbers 7–16)
Year (and number) Cover
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Features
(in addition to regular items)
Notes
1940
(7)

Effect of Severe Weather on Bird Life.

Cirl Buntings

Rook Census in Evesham Area.

Olton Mere.

Published under the name of "The Birmingham Bird Club".

Edited by A. J. Harthan.

Price still1s 6d (8p).

24 pages.

1941
(8)
(like the above)

Notes on the Status of Geese in Warwickshire.

Rotton Park Reservoir [1].

Upton Warren, Bromsgrove.

1942
[9)
(like the above)

The Status of Geese in Worcestershire.

A Survey of Sand Martin Colonies in Worcestershire.

1943
(10)
(like the above)

A New Gull Roost in Warwickshire (Bartley Reservoir).

Some Birds of Upton Warren, 1939–1943.

1944
(11)
(like the above)

Birds of the Old Hills (near Malvern).

Rotton Park Reservoir[1]

Wychall Pool.

16 pages.
1945
(12)

Woodcock Enquiry.

The Breeding of Garganey in Worcestershire.

Birds at Edgbaston Park.

Observations on Owls.

Great Crested Grebe Count.

Now published by the 'Birmingham and District Bird Club'.

The last report edited by A. J. Harthan.

24 pages.

1946
(13)
(like the above)

The Status of Woodpeckers in Birmingham.

Notes on the Distribution of Rooks.

Now published by the 'Birmingham and West Midland Bird Club'.

Tony Norris became Editor.

Price increased to3s (15p).

40 pages.

1947
(14)
(like the above)

The Year's Weather.

The Effect of Weather on Duck Movement at Rotton Park.

Rotton Park in 1947.

Bartley Reservoir.

Price 3s 6d (17p)

52 pages.

1948
(15)

Cannock Reservoir[2]

Alvecote Pools.

The Baginton Area.

A Survey of Wildfowl Statistics.

An Overland Migration Route.

On the Autumn and Winter Status of the Goldcrest.

Now published as 'The West Midland Bird Report'

The whole of Staffordshire was finally included in the recording area.

Cover price 5/- (25p).

Published November 1949.

1949
(16)
-

Visible Migration.

Birds of the Earlswood Area.

Minworth Sewage Farm.

West Bromwich Area[3]

Bird Distribution Survey 1950.

A Summary of Wildfowl Counts.

[1^] Rotton Park Reservoir is now known as Edgbaston Reservoir.

[2^] Cannock Reservoir is now known asChasewater.

[3^] includes Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley.

Thanks to Peter Dedicoat for much of the above information, and Andy Thomas for the loan of his reports.

© West Midland Bird Club, 147 World's End Lane, Birmingham, England B32 1JX
Registered charity, number 213311

Ornithology in Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire & the West Midlands county, since 1929.

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