Publications

The following publications incorporating results from ringing have been produced by members of MRG:

R A Eades, ‘Some results from ringing Dunlin on the Dee estuary in autumn’, Wader Study Group Bulletin 7 (1972) 15-17.

R A Eades, ‘Monthly variations in foreign-ringed Dunlins on the Dee Estuary’, Bird Study 21 (1974) 155-157.

R A Eades and J D Okill, ‘Weight variations of Ringed Plovers on the Dee Estuary’, Ringing & Migration 1 (1976) 92-97.

R A Eades and J D Okill, ‘Weight changes of Dunlins on the Dee Estuary in May’, Bird Study 24 (1977) 62-63.

Chris Mead and Rob Cockbain, ‘Death on the Mersey’, BTO News 104 (1979) 1.

R P Cockbain, ‘The Mersey Estuary bird mortality, autumn 1979’, Cheshire Ornithological Association Bird Report (1979) 11-12.

D Norman, D P Cross and R P Cockbain, ‘The Brambling invasion of Merseyside - 1981’, BTO News 114 (1981) 9.

D Norman, ‘Chaffinch’, The Atlas of Wintering Birds in Britain and Ireland, (P C Lack, ed) T & A D Poyser, Calton (1986) pp.384-5.

D Norman, ‘Brambling’, The Atlas of Wintering Birds in Britain and Ireland, (P C Lack, ed) T & A D Poyser, Calton (1986) pp.386-7.

D Norman, ‘Are Common Terns successful at a man-made nesting site?’, Ringing & Migration 8 (1987) 7-10.

D Norman, ‘Willow Warbler with a temporarily aberrant song’, Brit. Birds 80 (1987) 578.

D Norman, ‘Birds from the Blackstuff’, BTO News 165 (1989) 1.

D Norman, ‘The growth rate of Little Tern Sterna albifrons chicks’, Ringing & Migration 13 (1992) 98-102.

J P Guest, D Elphick, J S A Hunter and D Norman, editors, ‘The Atlas of Breeding Birds in Cheshire and Wirral’, (publ. Cheshire and Wirral Ornithological Society, Chester; ISBN 0 9517301 0 X), 1992 (310 pp).

D Norman, ‘First breeding of Marsh Warbler in Cheshire: Woolston, 1991’, Cheshire & Wirral Bird Report (1993) 94‑96.

I G Main, ‘Seasonal movements of Greenfinches Carduelis chloris ringed in north-west England’, Ringing & Migration 14 (1993) 117-123.

D Norman, ‘The return rate of adult male Wood Warblers Phylloscopus sibilatrix to a peripheral breeding area’, Ringing & Migration 15 (1994) 79-83. 

D Norman and P Coffey, ‘The importance of the Mersey estuary for waders in the cold weather of February 1991’, Ringing & Migration 15 (1994) 91-97.

D Norman, ‘The Fieldfare’, (publ. Hamlyn, London; ISBN 0 600 57961 1), 1994 (128 pp).

M S Curtis, D Norman and I Wallace, editors, ‘The Mersey Estuary – Naturally Ours’, (publ. Mersey Estuary Conservation Group, Helsby; ISBN 0 9527330 0 5) 1995 (103 pp.

D Norman, ‘Flock composition and biometrics of Fieldfares Turdus pilaris wintering in a Cheshire orchard’, Ringing & Migration 16 (1995) 1-13.

I G Main, ‘Seasonal movements of British Greenfinches Carduelis chloris’, Bird Study 43 (1996) 240-252.

D Norman, 'All the birds of the air' - indicators of the environment, (publ. Ecology and Landscape Development - A History of the Mersey Basin, Edited by E F Greenwood) Liverpool University Press, ISBN 0-85323-653-4, (1999) 225-231.

I G Main, ‘Overseas movements to and from Britain by Greenfinches Carduelis chloris’, Ringing & Migration 19 (1999) 191-199.

I G Main, ‘Obligate and facultative partial migration in the Blackbird Turdus merula and the Greenfinch Carduelis chloris: uses and limitations of ringing data’, Die Vogelwarte 40 (2000) 286-291.

I G Main, ‘The partial migration of Fennoscandian Greenfinches Carduelis chloris’, Ringing & Migration 20 (2000) 167-180.

P Slater, ‘Breeding ecology of a suburban population of Woodpigeons Columba palumbus in northwest England’, Bird Study 48 (2001) 361-366.

David Norman, ‘Common Tern’, The Migration Atlas: movements of the birds of Britain and Ireland, (Wernham, C V, Toms, M P, Marchant J H, Clark J A, Siriwardena G M and Baillie S R, eds) T & A D Poyser, London (2002) pp.388-391.

Dan Chamberlain and Iain Main, ‘Blackbird’, The Migration Atlas: movements of the birds of Britain and Ireland, (Wernham, C V, Toms, M P, Marchant J H, Clark J A, Siriwardena G M and Baillie S R, eds) T & A D Poyser, London (2002) pp.521-526.

David Norman, ‘Wood Warbler’, The Migration Atlas: movements of the birds of Britain and Ireland, (Wernham, C V, Toms, M P, Marchant J H, Clark J A, Siriwardena G M and Baillie S R, eds) T & A D Poyser, London (2002) pp.565-567.

David Norman, ‘Chaffinch’, The Migration Atlas: movements of the birds of Britain and Ireland, (Wernham, C V, Toms, M P, Marchant J H, Clark J A, Siriwardena G M and Baillie S R, eds) T & A D Poyser, London (2002) pp.637-640.

Iain Main, ‘Greenfinch’, The Migration Atlas: movements of the birds of Britain and Ireland, (Wernham, C V, Toms, M P, Marchant J H, Clark J A, Siriwardena G M and Baillie S R, eds) T & A D Poyser, London (2002) pp.644-647.

D Norman, ‘Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos attempting to evade capture by swimming underwater’, Wader Study Group Bulletin 98 (2002) 48.

I G Main, ‘Seasonal movements of Fennoscandian Blackbirds Turdus merula’, Ringing & Migration 21 (2002) 65-74.

T Szép, A Pape Møller, J Vallner, B Kovács and D Norman, ‘Use of trace elements in feathers of Sand Martins Riparia riparia for identifying moulting areas’, J. Avian Biol. 34 (2003) 307-320.

D Norman and A Ormond, ‘The regular occurrence of wintering Firecrests in north Cheshire and Wirral’, Cheshire & Wirral Bird Report (2003) 141-145.

David Norman, 'Birds in Cheshire and Wirral: a breeding and wintering atlas', (publ. Liverpool University Press; ISBN 9781846311529), 2008 (704 pp).

Laura A. Hughes, Malcolm Bennett, Peter Coffey, John Elliott, Trevor R. Jones, Richard C. Jones, Angela Lahuerta-Marin, A. Howard Leatherbarrow, Kenny McNiffe, David Norman, Nicola J. Williams and Julian Chantrey, 'Molecular Epidemiology and Characterization of Campylobacter spp. Isolated from Wild Bird Populations in Northern England', Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75 (2009) 3007-3015.

L A Hughes, M Bennett, P Coffey, J Elliott, T R Jones, R C Jones, A Lahuerta-Marin, K McNiffe, D Norman, N J Williams and J Chantrey, 'Risk factors for the occurrence of Escherichia coli virulence genes eae, stx1 and stx2 in wild bird populations', Epidemiology and Infection 137 (2009) 1574-1582.

David Norman, ‘First proven breeding of Cetti's Warbler in Cheshire’, Cheshire & Wirral Bird Report (2009) 157-160.

Brian Martin and David Norman, ‘Cheshire and Wirral heronries 1980-2010’, Cheshire & Wirral Bird Report (2010) 126-131.

Pete Burton, David Norman, Richard Castell and Rob Cockbain, ‘First breeding of Marsh Harrier in Cheshire’, Cheshire & Wirral Bird Report (2010) 146-148.

David Norman and Will J Peach, 'Density-dependent survival and recruitment in a long-distance Palaearctic migrant, the Sand Martin Riparia riparia', Ibis 155 (2013) 284-296.

David Norman, 'Adult breeding Jackdaws with broken primary tips', Brit. Birds 108 (2015) 294.

Peter Coffey, 'Common terns at Shotton - a Welsh success story’, Natur Cymru 54 (2015) 19-23.  

 

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