1535–1543 Leland, J. The itinerary of John Leland
1634 Anon. Food and accommodation for a Lord visiting Shrewsbury, MS
1668 (published 1958) Wood, A.. (Ed.) The Continuation of the History of The Willoughby Family.
Early, 1668, record of what must have been a Nightjar near Ludlow.
1738? Anon. “Pickmore Poole” (now Burlington Pool, SJ780110)
1770 Pennant, T, British Zoology
1772+ Shrewsbury Chronicle – ongoing
1774+ Salopian Journal – various ongoing
1789 Walcot, J. Synopsis of British Birds
1802 Rodenhurst, T. Description of Hawkstone, p.20. A reference to Raven nesting
1803 Plymley, Archdeacon J.A. General Review of the Agriculture of Shropshire. Ch.11. Wastes. pp.221–27
1831 Montagu, G. & Rennie, J. Ornithological Dictionary of British Birds
1832 Slaney, R.A. Smaller British birds. London
1836 Leighton, W.A. A Guide through the Town of Shrewsbury, pp.149–52. A tiny volume about 10cm square, the copy in the Shropshire Archive being in a delicate state. The section Birds seen in the neighbourhood of Shrewsbury is to acknowledged to John FM Dovaston Esq. AM of Westfelton.
1836 Eyton, J.C. Rarer Biritish Birds. London
1836 Salway, T. A Notice of the discovery of the Skeletons of Swifts and Starlings in the Tower of the Church at Oswestry, Shropshire
1837 Hulbert, C. History & Description of the County of Salop. 1st end. (Appendix) Birds, wild animals, and reptiles of Shropshire
1838 Eyton, T.C. An attempt to ascertain the Fauna of Shropshire and North Wales in the Annals and Magazine of Natural History. No. II in Vol. II pp.285–293
1839 Eyton, T.C. An attempt to ascertain the Fauna of Shropshire and North Wales in the Annals and Magazine of Natural History. No. III in Vol. 2 pp.52–56.
1839 Dovaston, J.F.M. (1782–1854). Mr Dovaston’s lectures on natural history. Shrewsbury
1841 Ward, T.O. The Medical Topography of Shrewsbury and its Neighbourhood. pp.98–100, Appendix 2
1843+ The Zoologist , often abbreviated to Zoologist, began as a monthly journal in 1843 and continued into the early 20th century when it was superceded by British Birds which began publication, also monthly in 1907.
1843 Yarrell, W. Zoologist. Vol 1. Note on the occurrence of Birds lately ascertained to be British.
1854+ Wellington Journal – ongoing
1854 Riddell, J. The Greater Spotted Woodpecker. Morris’s Nature. 1836. 4:235
1855 Cathrall, W. The History of Oswestry.
1864 Newton, A. On the Irruption of Pallas's Sand-Grouse (Syrraptes paradoxus) in 1832. Ibis
1865 & 1866 Rocke, J. Ornithological Notes from Shropshire in Zoologist in four parts;
1866 Rocke, J. Catalogue of the bird collection at Clungunford House
1870 Woolhope Field Naturalists' Club (Herefordshire) Long Mynd and Black Grouse
1876 Forrest, H.E. Ornithological Visitors near Shrewsbury. Hardwicke’s Science-Gossip
1878 William E. Beckwith List of Birds found near Shrewsbury from Phillips, W (ed.): A guide to the Botany, Ornithology, and Geology of Shrewsbury and its vicinity
1879 & 1881 William E. Beckwith Birds of Shropshire. It appeared in two parts:
1883 Beckwith, W.E. Late Land Rail The Field
1884 Beckwith, W.E. Common Sandpipers in winter The Field
1884 Wright, C.H. Manx Shearwater Inland The Field
1885 & 1886 William E. Beckwith Notes on Shropshire Birds (2 parts)
1886 Payne-Gallwey, R. The book of duck decoys
1886a Beckwith, W.E. Sea Birds Inland The Field
1887 Benson, R.B. Manx Shearwater at Lutwitche The Field
1887 Beckwith, W.E. Manx Shearwater in Shropshire The Field
1887–1893 William E. Beckwith. His final contribution, Notes on the birds of Shropshire. Here Beckwith followed up his earlier papers with more detailed by-species accounts published, again in the Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society and serialised between 1887 and 1893. The nine parts follow.
1890 Paddock, H.E. Notes on some of the birds found in the neighbourhood of Newport, Salop. The first of several contributions by Paddock covering Newport and with observations from as far away as at Knighton.
1892+ The two-elements of the proceedings of the Caradoc and Severn Valley Field Club published for the years 1892 to 1968. With acknowledgements to the Caradoc and Severn Valley Field Club.
1892 Clive, M. Windsor Pied Flycatcher at Oakley Park
1892 Aplin, O.V. Distribution of Cirl Bunting The Zoologist
1892 Jebb, A.T. Birds of the Lake District about Ellesmere and Llansilin. Bye-gones pp.379–381 31 August with a response by Paddock, G.H. By-gones, 1
4 Sepember p.397. With acknowledgements to Shropshire Archive
1894 Blackmore, E.H. Oological notes from Ludlow The Naturalists’ Journal
1894 Tegetmeir, W.B. A chestnut Partridge Bull. B.O.C.
1896 Woolhope Field Naturalists’ Club Shropshire White-tailed Eagle
1896 Walcot Estate game killed MS
1897 Paddock, G.H. Catalogue of Shropshire Birds.
1898+ Church Stretton Advertiser Notes mostly about grouse
1899 Forrest, H.E. The Fauna of Shropshire
1900 Forrest, H.E. in Zoologist 1890.
1901 Paddock, G.H. Red-billed Chough in Shropshire
1904 Paddock, G H. A catalogue of the birds met with in the district of Church Stretton in Campbell-Hyslop, CW & Cobbold, ES (1904) Church Stretton. Some results of Local Scientific Research Vol. II, pp.3–50
1905 Forrest, H.E. Museum lecture. CSVFC. Trans. 1905:43-47
1907 Forrest, H.E. Peplow Hall Museum. Catalogue
1908 Forrest, H.E. Three items. British Birds. 1908. Vol. 2. pp.59, 60 & 204
1908 Forrest, H.E. Victoria County History of Shropshire. Vol. I. A list of birds.
1908 Forrest, H.E. Shooting in Victoria County History of Shropshire
1908 Phillips, E.C. Victoria County History of the County of Hereford Note on Dartford Warbler
1909 Clark-Maxwell, W.G. A short history of the Town and Neighbourhood of Clun. Page 26, Birds
1909 Forrest, H.E. Shropshire names of animals. CVSFV. Trans. 1909 pp.74-83
1909 Forrest, H.E. Velvet Scoter in Salop and Red variety of Common Partridge. British Birds. 2:345-6
1909 Forrest, H.E. Additions to the Shropshire avifauna. British Birds. 1909. 3:165
1909 Forrest, H.E. Osprey in Shropshire. British Birds. 1909. 3:165
1910 The Smethcote Collection. CRB & WRB
1910 Forrest, H.E. Two old Shropshire Naturalists. CSVFC. Trans. pp.125-135
1911 Gatten Estate Game and Fishing Book
1911 Ticehurst, N.F. & Jourdain, F.C.R. Nighingale in Great Britain
1914 Park Hall Estate Sale Particulars
1918 Whittaker, J. British duck decoys of today, 1918
1918 Forrest, H.E. & Pitt, F. Bitterns & pied Redwing
1920 Mullens, W.H., Kirke Swann, H. & Jourdain, F.C.R.
1926+ The North-western Naturalist
1926a Forrest, H.E. Arrival of migrants 1926:81
1928 Forrest, H.E. Shrewsbury rooks and rookeries 1928:36–37
1930a Forrest, H.E. Bird migrant notes 1930:107
1932 Dalman, A.A. Starling roost 7:126–127
1935a Potts, G. Migration of Swallows 10:353
1934 Alexander, W.B. The Woodcock in the British Isles
1935 Middleton, A.D. Factors controlling the population of the Partridge (Perdix perdix) in Great Britain
1936 Pitt, F. Waterfowl at Walcot Hall Country Life
1937 Downton Hall Game Books esp. Red & Black Grouse MS
1938 The Curator Waterfowl at Walcot. Avicultural Magazine: 104–106
1939 Lloyd, L.C. Rookeries around Shrewsbury North-western Naturalist . 1939:76–93
1940 Potts, G. The winter of 1940 and bird life. North-western Naturalist. 15:225
1943 Lloyd, L.C. Shrewsbury Rookeries in 1944. The North Western Naturalist. Trans. CSVFC. 12:71
1943 “The Old Bell House, Ludford”. Plan view, text and coloured drawing.
1944a Lloyd, L.C. Winter Blackcaps in Shropshire. North-western Naturalist. 19:58
1944b Lloyd, L.C. Waxwings in Shropshire. North-western Naturalist. 19:59
1947 Timperley, H.W. Shropshire Hills. pp.141–142
1948 Owen, J.H. Larder of the Red-backed Shrike. British Birds
1949. Diaries of C.S. & D.H. Meares 1892 to 1949 Vol. 1 & 2.
1950 Adams, G.D. Birds on a Forest. Clun Forest. Birds and Country Magazine p.83–85. Acknowledgements to Birds and Country Magazine
1950 Anon. Mallard at Oakley duck decoy. Waterfowl and Wetland Trust
1951 Owen, J.H. Flights of the Red-backed Shrike. British Birds
1964 Rutter, E.M., Gribble, F.C. & Pemberton, T.W. A Handlist of the Birds of Shropshire. Published by the SOS
1964 Birds recorded at Monkmoor Sewage Farm 1964
1967 Allen, D.E. Dovaston, an overlooked pioneer of field ornithology
1969 Yapp, W.B. The bird population of an oakwood (Wyre Forest) over eighteen years. Proceedings of the Birmingham Natural History Society. 1969 21(3):199–216. With acknowledgements to Birmingham Natural History Society and the estate of W.B. Yapp.
1969 Allen, D.E. Reviewing account of letters Bewick to Dovaston
1970 Ransford, K. Record Bag Shooting Times and Countryside Magazine 22 August 1970 p.15.
1979 Merry, J. The Rock. Reminiscences to share with those who enjoy the Stiperstones. Onny Press. pp.22–23. With acknowledgements and thanks to Tom Wall for locating and loaning the work. Onny Press no longer exisits
1992 Deans, P. Sankey, J. Smith, L. Tucker, J. Whittles, C. & Wright, C. An Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Shropshire. SOS
1992 Shropshire Naturalist
1995 Bulletin of Shropshire Naturalists’ Union (its single volume). With acknowledgements to Shropshire Naturalists’ Union and Shropshire Archive.
1996 Berry, A.Q., Gale, F., Daniels, J.L. & Allmark, B. Fenn's and Whixall Mosses. Clwyd County Council. With acknowledgements to the authors
1996 Holloway, S. The Historical Atlas of breeding birds in Britain and Ireland 1875–1900. T & AD Poyser. With acknowledgements to S.H. and T & AD Poyser
1998 Tucker, J. The Peregrine Falcon in Shropshire – whatever next? British Wildlife 9(4):227–231
1998 Currie (Ed). Suggested Red Grouse introduction to the Long Mynd,
2000 Ballance, D. K. Birds in Counties. With Supplements of 2002, 2009 and 2016
2000 Edwards, B. Thirty-seven years of Comon Bird Census at The Old Racecourse near Oswestry. 1964-2000
2000 Ellis, P. (Ed.) The Roman Baths and Macellum at Wroxeter. Excavations by Graham Webster 1955–85
2001 Bishton, G. Social structure, habitat use and breeding biology of hedgerow Dunnocks Prunella modularis. Bird Study 48:188–193. Study undertaken near Telford
2001 Heaton, A. Duck Decoys
2003 Wall, T. Shropshire Ravens on a roll. British Wildlife 14(1):160–166
2004 Bishton, G. Birdwatching in and around the Severn Gorge Ironbridge
2004 Tuer, B. A Prince among Poachers. CC Publishing. With acknowledgements to CC Publishing
2004 Wallace, M. Severn flood plain wetland bird survey MSc MS
2006 Collingwood, R. The Ancient Custom on Keeping the ‘Land Bird’. (Mute Swan). Salopian Recorder
2007 Smith, L., Carty, P. & Uff, C. Wild Mynd Birds and wildlife of the Long Mynd. Hobby Publications for the National Trust
2007 Lovegrove, R. Silent Fields. Oxford University Press
2008 Evans, P. Foul deeds or fair prey? The Guardian
2008 Swift, K. Mute Swan incident (road casualty) Morville garden
2009 Sharpe, N. Apley Hall – the Golden years of a Sporting Estate. Merlin Unwin Books. With acknowledgements to Merlin Unwin Books
2010 Thomas, G. Swan nest rescue; floods of 2007, Ludlow
2011 Whittles, C. Pied Flycatcher ringing data analysis
2011 Hammon, A. Understanding the Romano-BritishÐEarly Medieval Transition: A Zooarchaeological Perspective from Wroxeter (Viroconium Cornoviorum). Britania
2012 Collingwood, R.W. ‘Noyfull Fowles’ and vermin: The statutory control of wildlife in Shropshire, 1532–1861. Shrop. Archaeo. & Hist. Soc. 87:47-80.
2012 Tucker, J. Quest to discover Black Grouse story. The Shropshire Magazine. September 2012, pp.118–119
2012 Potts G.R. Partridges
2012 Lees, A.C., Newton, I. & Balmford, A. Pheasants, buzzards, and trophic cascades. Conservation Letters
2013 Anon. The Historical Ornithology of Shropshire. British Birds. A review on the ‘News and comment’ page
2013 BTO Woodcock survey 2003 & 2013. Summary
2013 Cygnet stoned, Ludlow. Shropshire Star
2013 Lever, C. The Mandarin Duck. T & AD Poyser
2013 Pattison, A. Big story behind little street. Shrewsbury Chronicle
2013 Gallery Oldham website. Catalogue of material in the collection at Gallery Oldham, skins and eggs.
2013 Raynor, B. The Long Mynd: Its History and Wildlife
2014 Collingwood, R.W. Control of vermin after the repeal of the 1566 Act in 1861
2014 Wall, T. Hopton Estate Game Books MS
2014 Tucker, J. Musgrove, A. & Rees, A. The ability to hear Goldcrest song and the implications for bird surveys. British Birds
2014 Wall, T. The Singular Stiperstones. Birds
2015 Lawley, M. Wildlife in the Marches
2015 Tucker, J. Breeding Swallows, House Martins and Swifts. Hopesay Parish 2015. Published on Histo only. 9pp.
2015 Dawes, A. On 1976 Chough records MS
2016 Tucker, J. & Reese, A. Shropshire Migrant Arrivals Database. (SMAD)
2016a Heaton, A. Duck Decoys. British Wildlife
2016b Heaton, A. Decoys in Shropshire MS
2017 Gone: Betton Moss. Bell, P.
2017 Beckwith’s Birds of Nineteenth Century Shropshire, Tucker, J.J. & Tucker, P.G.
2017 Peters, A.F. Upland: Shropshire’s Long Mynd and the Stiperstones
2018 Ornithological Field Journal of Charles Gawen, Vol.2. 1888 to 1911.
2018 Wilson, E.A. Ramblings of a Shropshire Naturalist.
2018 A note in Bird Guides Newsletter of 14.12.18
2018 Tom Wall. River Clun Waterways Bird Survey 2018
2018 Brown, P. Shropshire Duck Decoys. Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Historical Society. 93:7-20
2019 Leighton, Sir M. Loton Park Estate. 1: Specimens and 2: Species list.
2019 Smith, L. The Birds of Shropshire.
2018 Tucker, J. (Ed.). Journal of Field Ornithology Volume II 1888–1911 of Charles Gawen Roberts Gawen, 12 x 18cm. pp 376 Published privately.
2020 Reese, R. Allan & Tucker, John J. Descriptive models for first-arrival dates of migrants in an inland UK county. Ringing and Migration. 34(1):1-7
2021 Tucker, J. (2021). Lead article BBeye. British Birds 114(3):127–28
2022 1844–(1909). Old newspaper cuttings.
2022 John Tucker in The Buzzard, 2014–2022