• Scotland's Bird Club

    Isle of May


Area covered:

Isle of May only


Local recorder for the area:

Iain English

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19 Nethan Gate, Chantinghall Road, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 8NH

01698 891788


iombo-2014reportIsle of May Bird Observatory Annual Report

Latest issue:

2019. The printed report is 68 pages, and has the systematic list and a few other items. It also has the password needed to access the 'full' report hosted in digital format in the members-only section on the IoMBO website. The full report extends to 225 pages and has extracts from the 1969 and 2009 Chatty Logs, monthly summaries, a mammal report, material relating to the Observatory and how to visit the island, plus the systematic list. In addition there are over 125 further pages withseparate reports on Insects and bird ringing, the Young Birders' Training Course, IoMBO developments and articles & photo galleries of birds seen in 2019.


£7.50 for non-members (Trust members receive it automatically), including UK p&p. 

Published by:

Isle of May Bird Observatory Trust

Available from:

Stuart Rivers, Flat 8 (2F2), 10 Waverley Park, Edinburgh, EH8 8EU or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Copies are also available to purchase from Waterston House priced at £7.50.

Back issues:

A limited selection of back copies of previous reports are also available from Stuart. To see the full list of Reports and prices, please visit the Trust website.


Puffins, Isle of May © Jonathan Osborne

Isle of May Bird Observatory website

Visit the Observatory's website to find out more about the Isle of May Bird Observatory and for recent sightings, news, transport information and to find out how to book your stay on the island.


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SOC brings together like-minded individuals with a passion for birds, nature and conservation through a programme of talks, outings, conferences and via the Club’s quarterly journal, Scottish Birds.