The bird species that breed or overwinter in the UK have been assessed against a set of objective criteria and placed on the Green, Amber or Red lists to indicate an increasing level of conservation concern. At 70 species, the Red list is now longer than ever before, and is almost double the length of that in the first review in 1996. Read the summary leaflet. The full report is referenced at the end of the leaflet
Scottish Birds 39:4 p336-338
In Building public engagement in Linn Park Reserve, Glasgow, Mike Sinclair (aged 13 at the time) describes how this inspiring project began with the "100 Nestbox Challenge" in 2017 and now involes so many people in building & putting up boxes, sponsorship, monitoring, etc
The Glasgow Naturalist 26:1 (2014), p41-50
This Initiative has the aim of maintaining and increasing populations of breeding waders through targeting funding and advice to landowners to encourage them to undertake ‘wader friendly’ farming practices, which are informed by the latest research into wader ecology. This article from The Glasgow Naturalist is authored by Toby Wilson and Dan Brown
Scottish Birds 33:4 (2013) p340-342
Clare Darlaston of the charity Concern for Swifts (Scotland) describes her personal experiences of seeing catastrophic declines in the Swift population of Glasgow as well as results of her surveys. Read her article here.
Scottish Birds 32:4 (2012) p302-304
Chris McInerny describes a Black Grouse lek on the outskirts of Glasgow, where displaying males and visiting females gather. What is probably unique is that the birds share the site with an active model airplane club. Chris's article can be read here.