Peer-reviewed Publications



Moores, R.D. (2007). Where to Watch Mammals in Britain and Ireland. Christopher Helm – A&C Black Publishing, London.


Available from Amazon and NHBS (amongst others!)


The Birds of Shropshire (in prep.). I have contributed a total of 21 species accoutns for this forthcoming book. 


Shropshire Ornithological Society. The Shropshire Bird Report 2007-2011. I have contributed a total of 15 species accounts to this annual bird report and acted as a sub-editor.



Lees, A.C.& Moores, R.D. (2006). Identification and status of Dunn's Lark Eremalauda dunni in North Africa. British Birds. 99: 482-484.


Moores, R.D., Brown, D. & Martin, R. (2012). New data on the terrestrial mammals of the Oued Ad-Dehab region of Western Sahara. Go-South Bulletin 9 : 133-135.


Moores, R.D., Brown, D., Martin, R. & Lees, A.C (2012). Status and identification of hares Lepus sp. in Western Sahara and Southern Morocco. Go-South Bulletin 9 : 126-130.


Moores, R.D & Btown, D. (2013). Range extension, identification and habitat of Occidental Gerbil Gerbillus occiduus. Go-South Bulletin, 10: 27-28. 


Moores, R.D & Brown, D. (2013). African Savanna Hare Lepus microtis near Tan-Tan - a new mammal species for North Moroccan Atlantic Sahara. Go-South Bulletin, 10: 263-265. 


Moores, R.D & Brown, D. (2014). A range reinforcement of Lesser Leaf-nosed Bat Hipposideros (caffer) tephrus to the lower reaches of the Oued Noun and further mammal records from the Lower Draa. Go-South Bulletin 11: 19-30. 


None Peer-reviewed Publications (selected):


Owen, M.R. & Moores, R.D. (2011). The Crimea, Ukraine. Shropshire Ornithological Society Bulletin. Spring 2011 edition.


Moores, R.D. (2010). Cool and the gang, December 2010. Birdwatch, issue 222.


Moores, R.D. (2010). A case of misidentification – a small gull in Western Sahara, January 2010. Birdwatch, issue 214.


Moores, R.D. & Lees, A.C. (2007). Just Deserts. Birding in the Western Sahara at the southern limit of the Western Palaearctic. Birdwatch, vol. 16, no.3, 2007.


Moores, R.D. (2005). The natural history of Cranmere Bog, Shropshire. Shropshire Ornithological Society Bulletin. November 2005 edition.


Moores, R.D. (2004). Top 10 Blockers. Focus on UK records of the following species: Pallas's Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes paradoxus, Great Bustard Otis tarda, American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla, Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea, Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor, Rufous Bush Robin Cercotrichas galactotes, Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria, Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata, Tengmalm's Owl Aegolius funereus and Hawk Owl Surnia ulula. Birdwatch, vol. 13, no. 1, 2004.


Gilroy, J.G., Moores, R.D., & Mahood, S.P. (2003). Silver Linings. Discussion of whether the last decades many Pallid Harriers Circus macrourus is a one-off phenomenon or a lasting trend. Also discussion of the theory that the Pallid Harrier has increased in Europe as a result of habitat destruction in its natural range. Birdwatch, vol. 12, no. 6, 2003.


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