View our Past Issues (up to & inc. Volume 42)

For Volumes 1-20, you can use the index pages below to find the subject you’re interested in. The index will give you a Volume and a page number for each reference, allowing you to locate the correct issue. (You can jump straight from the index to the Volume concerned.)

For Volumes 1-22, you can also download the originally published index or contents in PDF format. See the sections for each Volume below.

From Volume 29, Scottish Birds incorporates Scottish Bird News and Birding Scotland.

We also have an index for Scottish Birds‘ predecessor Scottish Naturalist:

All issues are available online on the Biodiversity Heritage Library, though it is not always completely straightforward to find a particular issue; the journal underwent various name changes over the years, and each series is grouped separately on BHL.

Note that the file size for an average issue of Scottish Birds is around 4MB, with some recent issues over 10MB. 

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