Discover a wide range of publications from the BirdWatch Ireland archive

In addition to our membership magazines, Wings and Bird Detectives, BirdWatch Ireland issues a wide range of factsheets, articles, reports, scientific papers and other publications about birds and biodiversity in Ireland. Select from our Archive below:

Burke et al. 2018 – Irish Waterbird Population Estimates 2011/12-15/16

Updated waterbird population estimates to 2015/16 based on I-WeBS data from the Republic of Ireland and WeBS data from Northern Ireland, as published in Irish Birds.

Burke et al 2022 – International Swan Census 2020 Results, Addendum

Addendum to main results of the International Swan Census 2020 in Ireland, which were originally published in Irish Birds in 2021.

Burke et al. 2021 – International Swan Census 2020, results from Ireland

Results of the International Swan Census 2020 in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The census is carried out every five years to determine the population size, distribution and…

CBS Species Trends 1998-2021 (Methods)

Background and methodology for calculation of Countryside Bird Survey (CBS) species trends, 1998-2021.

CBS News 2022

The 2022 edition of ‘CBS News’ – the annual newsletter of the Countryside Bird Survey.

CBS Trend Methods (2022)

Details of how species trends are calculated, based on data from the Countryside Bird Survey (CBS)

Bird Detectives 23 Summer 2021

Wings – Number 105 – Summer 2022

Greylag and Pink-footed Geese in Ireland 2017/18-19/20

An update of the status of wintering Greylag and Pink-footed Geese in Ireland.

Minutes of Annual General Meeting 2021

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