Photo’s for the Digital Devon Bird Atlas

The digital Devon Bird Atlas is about to be launched and we need some new bird photographs preferable taken in Devon. Can you help?

This is the list of species required:

  • Whooper Swan
  • Bewick’s Swan
  • Eider (male & female or pair)
  • Velvet Scoter
  • Honey Buzzard
  • Marsh Harrier
  • Woodcock
  • Little Auk
  • Little Tern
  • Common Tern
  • Black Tern
  • Roseate Tern
  • Kittiwake
  • Little Gull
  • Feral Pigeon/Rock Dove
  • Short-eared Owl
  • Swift
  • Hoopoe
  • Wryneck
  • Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
  • Hobby
  • Golden Oriole
  • Red-backed Shrike
  • Chough
  • Willow Tit
  • Woodlark (adult)
  • Skylark
  • Swallow
  • Cetti’s Warbler
  • Bearded Tit
  • Garden Warbler
  • Lesser Whitethroat
  • Grasshopper Warbler
  • Starling
  • Nightingale
  • Tree Sparrow
  • White Wagtail
  • Water Pipit
  • Lesser Redpoll
  • Lapland Bunting

Photographs (up to 2MB) for selection will be collected in a ‘Devon Atlas Digital’ dropbox folder (  

For an invite to submit material contact Mike Langman at

Submission of any photo assumes that Devon Birds may use the image free of charge in any of their own publications, on the website or for Society publicity purposes, the copyright of course remains with the photographer.

It is essential that every photo submitted is file named to identify species, age (if applicable) location (unless a vunerable species in which please just mark as ‘undiclosed site’ or UdS), date and photographers initials some file names are restricted to 28 characters in which case they can be abbreviated  i.e. a Mediterranean Gull 2nd summer photo taken at Instow on 20 July 2012 by Jo Bloggs (please use your known Devon Birds initials if you have or know them) could be: MedGull2sInstw200712JBs.

We really look forward to seeing what you can offer.