West Midland Bird Club

Warwickshire Bird Reports

As well as publishing the Annual Report on the birds of the West Midland region, the club has published some site-specific reports. Similar reports are also published by other organisations.

Prices shown are from the date of original publication. Unless otherwise shown, all of these books are out of print.

The following are listed alphabetically by site, with general titles first. If you know of any we've missed, please contact our webmaster.

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Notes on the Birds of Warwickshire.

Norris, C.
Cornish Bros., Birmingham, 1947.
8/6 (42p) 

Tony Norris was, at the time of publication, Hon. Secretary of the Birmingham and West Midland Bird Club, as we were then called; and was later our president.

Reviewed in Stratford-Upon-Avon Scene, July 1948 and reviewed in Bird Notes, Autumn 1948.

[link to large image of 'Notes on the Birds of Warwickshire']

North Warwickshire Flora and Fauna

Arnold, George & Arnold, Maurice
North Warwickshire Borough Council, 1985.
Booklet; 32pp; A5. 
[link to large image of 'Notes on the Birds of Warwickshire']

The Nature of Warwickshire: The Wildlife and Natural History of Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull

Tasker, A. (Ed.)
Barracuda, 1990.
Hardback; 156pp.

Banbury Ornithological Society publications.


Brandon Marsh reports.


Draycote Water Bird Report, 1980

Brandon Marsh Ringing Group, 1980
Booklet; 21×30cm; 30pp (single sided)

Included a checklist and status of the birds of Draycote from 1969–1980 and a ringing report from 1974–1980.

[link to large image of the 1980 Draycote report]

Checklist — Birds of Draycote Water

Harbird, R.
Severn Trent Water, 1992

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A Review of Wildfowl & Waders at Draycote Water

Harrison, G.
West Midland Bird Club, 1996.
Booklet; 21×30cm; 42pp; £2.50.

Reviewed in WMBC Bulletin #385.

[link to large image of 'A Review of Wildfowl & Waders at Draycote Water']

Ladywalk reports.


Birds of Shustoke Reservoirs: North Warwickshire 1970–1997

Kington, B.
Chris Kington Publishing, 1997
ISBN 1899857389
Booklet; 36pp; 15×21cm; £2.95
[link to large image of 'Birds of Shustoke Reservoirs: North Warwickshire 1970-1997']

The Birds of the Tame Valley (Kingsbury and district) Annual Report 1986

[link to large image of 'The Birds of the Tame Valley 1986']

Thanks to Peter Dedicoat, John Judge & Andy Thomas for supplying some of the above information & scans.

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

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