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The Dartmoor Bird Reports were originally published by the now defunct Dartmoor Study Group between 1996 and 2014. The only complete account of Dartmoor’s birds remains The Birds of Dartmoor (Smaldon 2005), but annual reports provide additional information on recent trends and unusual events.

In 2015 Peter Reay (WeBS Local Organiser) produced an unpublished report which is available to download in PDF format below.

There was no report in 2016. However 2017 marked the return of the Dartmoor Bird Report, hopefully on an annual basis. It is also available to download in PDF format below.

The 2021 Dartmoor Bird Report, compiled by Peter Reay and Fiona Freshney, is now available. Please contact Peter Reay ( about any omissions.

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