Books Relevant to birding in County Mayo
The following is a list of some of the books and reports that refer specifically, or in part, to birds, birding sites and other matters of interest to birders in Co Mayo.

Anderson G (2008) Birds of Ireland: Facts, Folklore & History The Collins Press ISBN 978-1905172726
Barlee J & Ruttledge RF (1945) Notes on the present status of birds on Clare Island Irish Naturalists' Journal VIII : 311-313
BirdLife International (2004) Birds in Europe – Population estimates, trends and conservation status Cambridge, UK.  (BirdLife International Conservation Series No. 12)

BirdWatch Ireland

Irish Bird Report

Annual Report

Boland H, Crowe O & Walsh A (2008) Irish Wetland Bird Survey: Results of waterbirds monitoring  in Ireland in 2006/2007 Irish Birds Vol 8 No 3: 341-350

BTO (2002)

The Migration Atlas: Movements of the Birds of Britain and Ireland

Publ by T&AD Poyser

Crowe O (2005)

Ireland’s Wetlands and their Waterbirds: Status and Distribution

Publ by BirdWatch Ireland  ISBN 1-899204-17-2

Cabot D (2008)

Complete Irish Birds

Publ by Collins  ISBN 13 978 0 00 781486 2

Cabot D (1963) The breeding birds of Inishkea Island, Co Mayo Irish Naturalists' Journal XIV : 113-115
Cabot D (1967) The birds of Duvillaun More Island, Co Mayo Irish Naturalists' Journal 15 : 357-359
Cabot D (1967) The birds of Bills Rock, Co Mayo Irish Naturalists' Journal 15 : 359-361
Cabot D & West B (1983) Studies on the population of Barnacle Geese wintering on the Inishkea Islands, Co Mayo - population dynamics 1961-1983 Irish Birds 2: 318-337

Dúchas (2002)

Special Protection Areas For Birds in Ireland

Publ by Dúchas, The Heritage Service ISBN 07 557 128 11

Dempsey E (2008) Birdwatching in Ireland with Eric Dempsey Publ Gill & Macmillan
Dempsey E (2015) Don't Die in the Autumn (Autobiography) Publ Gill & Macmillan  ISBN 97807-17165-797    

Dempsey E & M O’Clery (2002)

The Complete Guide to Ireland’s Birds 2nd Ed

Publ by Gill & Macmillan  ISBN 0 7171 3401 6

Dempsey E & M O’Clery (2014)

Finding Bird in Ireland – The Complete Guide 2nd Ed.

Publ by Gill & Macmillan  ISBN 978 07171 59253

Fitter RSR (1942) Notes on the birds of Achill Island and Bills Rock, Co Mayo British Birds 34 : 133-134
Fitter RSR (1942) Notes on the breeding birds of Achill Island, Co Mayo Irish Naturalists' Journal VIII : 1-7

Flegg T (2004)

Time to Fly – Exploring Bird Migration

Publ by BTO

Gibbons DW, Reid JB & Chapman RA (1993) The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland : 1998-1991 Publ by Poynser, London

Huntley B, Green RE, Collingham YC & Willis SG (2007)

A Climatic Atlas of European Breeding Birds

Publ by Durham University, The RSPB and Lynx Edicions, Barcelona  ISBN 978 84 96553 14 9

Hutchinson C (1989)

Birds in Ireland

Publ by T&AD Poyser

Hutchinson C (1994)

Where to Watch Birds in Ireland

Publ by Christopher Helm Ltd. ISBN 0 7136 3827 3

Lloyd CS (1982) The Birds of Clare Island, Co Mayo Irish Naturalists’ Journal 21: 212-216, 1984
McLoughlin D & Cotton D (2008) The status of Twite Cardeulis flavirostris in Ireland 2008 Irish Birds Vol 8 No 3, 323-330

Mitchell PI, Newton S, Ratcliffe N & Dunn TE (2004)

Seabird Populations of Britain and Ireland

Publ by T&AD Poyser  ISBN 0 7136 6901 2

Mullarney, K (1980) Ring-billed Gulls in Co Mayo - a species new to Ireland Irish Birds 1: 517-525
Nairn, RGW, Herbert IJ & Heery S (1988) Breeding Waders of sand dune machair in northwest Ireland Irish Birds 3 : 53-70
O'Sullivan O & Wilson J (2008) Ireland's Garden Birds - How to Identify, Attract & Garden for Birds The Collins Press, Cork ISBN 978-1905172733
Phillips, JH & Lee, SLB (1966) Movements of Manx Shearwaters off Eris Head, Western Ireland in the autumn Bird Study 13 : 284-296
Ruttledge, RF (1916) The Birds of Lough Carra Irish Naturalist XXV : 96-97
Ruttledge, RF (1929) The breeding Laridae of Loughs Mask and Carra, County Mayo Irish Naturalists' Journal II : 158-160
Ruttledge, RF (1929) The Birds of Lough Mask and Carra and surrounding district Irish Naturalists' Journal II : 218-224 : 237-240
Ruttledge, RF (1942) Remarkable numbers of Herring Gulls inland, and probable breeding on Lough Mask Irish Naturalists' Journal VIII : 42-43
Ruttledge, RF (1950) A list of birds of the counties of Galway and Mayo, showing their status and distribution Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 52B : 315-381
Ruttledge, FR (1951) Some notes on Achill birds Irish Naturalists' Journal X : 205-207

Ruttledge RF (1994)

Birds in Counties Galway and Mayo

Publ by Irish Wildbird Conservancy ISBN 1 899204 05 9

Ruttledge RF (1980)

A List of the Birds of Ireland

Publ by The Natural Museum of Ireland

Sharrock JTR (ed) (1976) The Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland Publ by Poyser, Calton
Ticehurst CB (1940) Further notes on the birds of Achill Island British Birds 34 : 161-162
Ussher RJ & Warren R (1900) Birds of Ireland Publ by Gurney and Jackson, London
Ussher RJ (1912) Clare Island Survey, Aves Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy XXXI : 1-54

Viney M (2003)

IrelandA Smithsonian Natural History

Publ by The Blackstaff Press  ISBN 0 85640 744 5

Walsh A & Merne OJ (1988) Barnacle Geese in Ireland Irish Birds 3 (spring 1988) : 539-551
Warren R (1895) The breeding birds of Loughs Conn, Carra and Mask Irish Naturalist IV : 117
Warren R (1898) The Long-tailed Duck at Killala Bay and the Estuary of the Moy Irish Naturalist VII : 121

Whilde A (1977)

Birds of Galway and Mayo

Publ by Irish Wildbird Conservancy

Whilde A, Cotton DCF & Sheppard JR (1993) A repeat survey of the gulls breeding inland in counties Donegal, Sligo, Mayo and Galway, with recent counts from Leitrin and Fermanagh Irish Birds 5 : 67-72
Wilson J & Carmody M (2015) The Birds of Ireland - A Field Guide Publ by Collins Press  ISBN 978 18488 91791 

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