Bibliography

Dr Richard Meyer - a complete bibliography of the author

  • 2016, Kissing cows are to blame for bovine TB – so stop this bloody badger cull, The Guardian
  • 2016, The Fate of the Badger (2nd ed), Fire-raven Writing.
  • 1994, *The diet of the Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax as indicated by analysis of digested prey remains. Avocetta 18: 95-106.
  • 1994, Fast prey. Wisden Cricket Monthly 15 (10): 13-14.
  • 1993, In the footsteps of JC. Wisden Cricket Monthly 14 (11): 23.
  • 1992, Deano Opens up – positively. Wisden Cricket Monthly 14 (4): 15.
  • 1991, The feeding ecology of the Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax in West Wales, and the feasibility of re-establishment in Cornwall. Unpubl. PhD thesis, Univ. of Glasgow.
  • 1990, Observations on two Red-billed Choughs Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax in Cornwall: habitat use and food intake. Bird Study 37: 199-209
  • 1990, *The predictability and patterns of vigilant behaviour. Behavioural Processes 22: 41-46
  • 1989,  Operation Chough (The Story of the Cornish Chough - will it ever return?). Operation Chough: The Story and The Future (Foreword by HRH Prince Charles).Paradise Park, Cornwall.
  • 1988, *Gapeworm infection in Choughs Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax: further evidence. Bird Study: 35: 223-226
  • 1987, 1) Why are Barn owls vanishing from Britain? 2) There is considerable illicit trading in wild animals. Is there anything we can do to protect them? 3) Should there be an international agency to oversee zoos and give licences. The Green Alternative: A Guide to Good Living (ed's Bunyard & Morgan-Grenville). Methuen.
  • 1986, The Fate of the Badger, Batsford, London
  • 1984, First Aid and Care of Wildlife, David & Charles, Newton Abbot
  • 1983, The Dictionary of Aviculture, Batsford, London; Arco, USA.
  • 1981, The Nocturnals, The Builders, The Migrators, The Predators, (all) Dent, London
  • 1981, Why softbills are different. Cage & Aviary Birds, July 4
  • 1980, Cage & Aviary Birds, Collins; reprinted 1984, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1992.
  • 1980, How to Keep Soft-billed Birds, Bartholomew; 2nd ed. 1984.
  • 1979, Importance of the post-hatching period. Cage & Aviary Birds, March 1
  • 1978, Formative phase at Guernsey Zoo. Cage & Aviary Birds, May 18
  • 1978, Jersey Zoo: dedicated to endangered species. Cage & Aviary Birds, November 2<
  • 1977, Mammals of the Seas, Batsford, London; Hutchinson, Australia; Putnam, USA; Elsevier, France
  • 1977, Wattle-eyes. Wildlife 19: 254-255
  • 1977, First steps towards success with sunbirds. Cage & Aviary Birds, February 24
  • 1976, A lynx in the lounge. The Lady, July 8
  • 1976, The problems of breeding small nectar-feeding birds. J. Avic. Soc. 82: 165-168
  • 1976, Sitatunga Swamp. Wildlife 18: 272-273
  • 1976, A shrew called Elephant. The Lady, March 25
  • 1976, Why we need zoos. The Sunday Times, February 22
  • 1975, Large Mammals. In The Amazing World of Animals (ed. Peter Scott), Nelson, London; Praegar, New York
  • 1975, Soft-billed finches. Cage & Aviary Birds, December 11
  • 1975, Collecting in Kamarrow, Kenya. Cage & Aviary Birds, November 27
  • 1975, High-living hyrax. The Lady, November 27
  • 1975, Learning the art of acclimatizing African species. Cage & Aviary Birds, October 30
  • 1975, Birds fight for survival as their habitats are destroyed. Cage & Aviary Birds, September 25
  • 1975, Outstanding breeding achievements at 'Winged World'. Cage & Aviary Birds, September 11
  • 1975, Obstacles to breeding soft-billed Illustrated by the hatching of a Red-billed bluepie Urocissa erythrorhyncha in Captivity. Int. Zoo Yb. 15: 123-126
  • 1975, Harewood proud of its educational facilities. Cage & Aviary Birds, May 8
  • 1975, The riddle of the fox. The Lady, April 10
  • 1975, Allevamento captivo dell'Upupa di Tailandia. Giornale degli uccelli 26: 25-28
  • 1974, A nocturnal wilderness. The Lady, November 21
  • 1974, Bats of the twilight. The Lady, September 19
  • 1974, Can prickly coats survive? The Lady, August 29
  • 1974, Graceful cranes fight for existence. Cage & Aviary Birds, June 6
  • 1974, Observations on breeding the Hoopoe Upupa epops. Int. Zoo Yb. 14: 99-102
  • 1974, Prolific Hoopoes. Cage & Aviary Birds, January 31
  • 1973, Breeding exotic softbills. Cage & Aviary Birds, June 28
  • 1973, Observations on the unsuccessful rearing of two White-cheeked turacos Tauraco l. leucotis. Int. Zoo Yb. 13: 122-123
  • 1973, The Plight of Thailand's birdlife. J. Avic. Soc. 79: 131-136
  • 1973, Aspects of a new tropical house for birds. J. Avic. Soc. 79: 89-93
  • 1973, Exploits in the Wash mud. The Lady, May 24
  • 1973, Eggs treated in breeding experiments with Forsten's lorikeets Trichoglossus haematod forsteni. Cage & Aviary Birds, May 10
  • 1973, Who loves the otter? The Lady, March 15
  • 1973, *Weird and wonderful birds of paradise. Cage & Aviary Birds, January 11
  • 1972, Wildfowl in Captivity, John Gifford, London
  • 1972, The truth about stoats and weasels. The Lady, September 21
  • 1972, Breeding the Great kiskadee flycatcher Pitangus sulphuratus. Cage & Aviary Birds, September 14
  • 1972, Are continental zoos superior to their British counterparts? Cage & Aviary Birds, August 10
  • 1972, The sad saga of the wolf. The Lady, April 20
  • 1972, In search of Britain's wildest animal. The Lady, February 17
  • 1971, The importance of the badger. The Lady, September 23
  • 1971, Inducing waterfowl to breed. Cage & Aviary Birds, March 4
  • 1970, American stiff-tails colonising our lakes. Cage & Aviary Birds, August 6

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