Reference and Source Materials

Below are the source and reference materials used to help identify and provide information on many of species we have recorded, as well as other more general information such as general wildlife gardening. The materials are listed in no particular order using the Harvard style of referencing “Author surname, initial. (Year) Book title. City: Publisher.”

  1. Cameron, R. (2003) Land Snails in the British Isles. Preston Montford: FSC Publications.
  2. Falk, S. (2016) Field Guide to the Bees of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Bloomsbury Publishing plc.
  3. Chinery, M. (1977) The Natural History of the Garden. Glasgow: William Collins Sons and Co.Ltd.
  4. Ball, S & Morris, R. (2015)Britain’s Hoverflies A field guide. Oxfordshire: Princeton University Press.
  5. Gregory, S. (2019) An Introduction to the Identification of the Woodlice (Isopoda: Oniscidea) occurring in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Accessed February 4th 2022.
  6. Gurney, M. Weevil Identification Guide. Species Guide Part 6 Typical weevils (includes Erirhinidae). Accessed online February 19th 2022.
  7. Bee, L & Oxford G & Smith H. (2020) Britain’s Spiders: A field Guide. Second edition. Oxfordshire: Princeton University Press
  8. Natural History Museum: Identification & Advisory Service: Bee-flies / Bombylius sp. (No author or date provided). Accessed online 19th March 2022.
  9. Roy. H & Brown. P (2018): Bloomsbury Wildlife Guides: Field Guide to the Ladybirds of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd
  10. Sterling, P & Parsons, M (2012): Bloomsbury Wildlife Guides: Field Guide to the Micro moths of Great Britain and Ireland. Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd
  11. Chinery, M. (2005):Collins Complete British Insects. London. HarperCollinsPublishers Ltd
  12. Waring, P & Townsend, M (reprint 2004): Field Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland. British Wildlife Publishing. Hampshire.
  13. Buczacki, S. Shields, C and Ovenden, D (2012): Collins Fungi Guide. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. London
  14. British Bryological Society: Mosses and Liverworts of Britain and Ireland a field guide. Latimer Trend & Co, Ltd. Plymouth. 2010
  15. Stewart, A. (2004): The Earth Moved. Frances Lincoln Ltd
  16. Claude, L. Galkowski, C. Blatrix, R and Wegnez, P. (2019): Ants of Britain and Europe. A photographic Guide. Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. London
  17. Svensson, L. Mullarney, K. Zetterstrom, D: Collins Bird Guide. The Most Complete Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (2nd Edition 2009). HarperCollins Publishers, London