Bird Report for 2012 is now available.
The 176 pages of text includes 74 maps, graphs and tables, and 12 beautiful illustrations. Also,
included are 19 colour photographs, which best capture some of the highlights of the year. Click
on the image to read the synopsis.
has now been published as a special website which is free for anyone to view and explore by following this
link. See the special price to CAWOS
members for the few remaining copies of the Atlas by clicking this link.
Centenary of Willow and Marsh Tits
To see the full version of this paper, including the complete list of references, click on this
Click on this link for images of the key events at the 25th Anniversary
The Society has been awarded the inaugural Marsh Local Ornithology Award in recognition of the outstanding
contribution the Society made to local ornithology with the 'Atlas'. Click on this
link for more details.
APPEAL FOR WeBS VOLUNTEERS
Counters are required to support Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) work on the Mersey Estuary. Follow
this link for more information.
Follow this link for the count
dates in 2014.
2013/14 INDOOR MEETINGS PROGRAMME
Click on this link for further details.
AND WIRRAL GAZETTEER
The latest gazetteer is now available (2014). Click on this link for further
The Wintering Goosander Survey is now complete. Check this link.
The Breeding Warblers Survey. Check this link for the latest situation.
The 2011 Raven Survey is complete. Check this link
CAWOS is very keen that the Atlas database and indeed all records held
by the Society should be analysed further and used more for study.
So far, two papers based on the Atlas data have been published in scientific journals. Two papers based on
CAWOS annual records dating back to the 1970s have also recently appeared. Follow this
Lancashire Bird Atlas Publication
There is free access to this Atlas by clicking on the link
Wind Farm Project
The current situation is available through this link.
Mersey Tidal Power Project
Project on hold! Please see this
link for further