Isle of May Bird Observatory Annual Report

Latest issue:


The IoMBO Annual Report 2022 contains details of all 178 wild species recorded in the year, a mention of a known escape, and the details for accessing the larger digital version hosted on the Observatory website.

The printed report contains 72 pages and includes an Introduction to the year, the Hon. Secretary's summary report for the year, a summary of Monthly Bird Highlights, the 42-page systematic list, plus tables of first and last dates for summer and winter visitors, a short report on ringing in 2022, a summary of Marine Mammals recorded, information about the observatory and how to visit the island, and colour pictures on the cover pages.

The digital report contains all the above, plus an enlarged ringing report, an Insect report, Chatty Log extracts from 50 years ago, 25 years ago, and from 2022, photo galleries of birds seen in the year, and of work carried out by the Obs.


£9.00 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), 91 Rowanhill Drive, Port Seton, Prestonpans, EH32 0SX or by emailing Stuart. Please contact him for payment methods. Copies are also available to purchase from Waterston House priced at £8.00.

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.