B. Mearns

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B. Mearns

The Dragonflies and Damselflies breeding in Dumfries and Galloway 1975-2006

Entomology, Botany

TDGNHAS Series III, 81 (2007), 1(2.95 MB)


The Atlas of the dragonflies of Britain and Ireland (Merritt et al 1996) showed the distribution of thirteen breeding species in Dumfries and Galloway (D&G) for the period 1975-1990. Barbara Mearns began recording in 1993 and during the summers of 1993-20

R. Mearns and B. Mearns

The Breeding Birds of the Solway Islands

Botany, Zoology, Ornithology

TDGNHAS Series III, 81 (2007), 7(2.95 MB)


The Solway islands are little known beyond Dumfries and Galloway, indeed several books about the islands of Scotland omit them altogether (e.g. H.Haswell-Smith. 2004. 'The Scottish Islands a comprehensive guide to every Scottish island)'. Progressing fr