Study Group






Title Authors Publisher Date Notes
The Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) in Derbyshire Alsop, D. The Derbyshire Bird Report 1974: 10-14 1975 -
Ring Ouzels of the Yorkshire Dales Appleyard, I. W.S. Maney & Son Ltd. 1994 -
Breeding Ring Ouzels in Glen Esk, Tayside, 1992-4: a first report Arthur, D.S.C. Tay Ringing Group Report 1992-93: 2-3 1994a -
Kestrel predation of Ring Ouzel nesting Arthur, D.S.C. Scottish Birds 17:235 1994b -
Observations of wintering Ring Ouzels and their habitat in the High Atlas Mountains, Morocco Arthur, D.S.C., Ellis, P.R., Lawie, R.G. and Nicoll, M. Scottish Birds 21:109-115 2000 -
Numbers, distribution and breeding biology of Ring Ouzels in upper Glen Esk, 1992-98 Arthur, D.S.C, and White, S.A. Scottish Birds 22:50-59 2001 -
La migración postnupcial del mirlo capiblanco (Turdus torquatus L.) en una zona de influencia de la Sierra del Monsant (Tarragona). [“Autumn migration of the Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus L.) in the Monsant mountains (Tarragona).”] Aymí, R. Miscellania Zoologica 13: 211-214 1989 Written in Spanish
Moorfoot Hills SSSI: Ring Ouzels Badenoch, C.O. Unpublished report to Scottish Natural Heritage (Galashiels) 1981 -
Correlates of the change in Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus abundance in Scotland from 1988–91 to 1999 Buchanan, G.M., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Wotton, S.R., Grant, M.C. & Whitfield, D.P. Bird Study 50: 97–105 2003 -
Ringed ouzels: Where do they go in winter? Burfield, I.J. Ringers Bulletin 10, 58 2001 -
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Burfield, I.J. in The Migration Atlas: movements of the birds of Britain and Ireland (eds Wernham, C.V. et al) London: T. & A.D. Poyser 2002 -
The breeding ecology and conservation of the Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus in Britain Burfield, I.J. PhD Thesis, University of Cambridge 2002 -
The decline of the Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus in Britain: evidence from bird observatory data Burfield, I.J. & Brooke, M. de L. Ringing & Migration 22: 199–204 2005 -
The passage of northern European ring ouzel (Turdus t. torquatus) through Schleswig-Holstein: evidence of a loop migration route Busche, G. Vogelwarte 37: 12 - 18 1993  
Population census of Ring Ouzels Turdus torquatus breeding in Snowdonia, 2009-10 Driver, Julian Birds in Wales 8/1 September 2011 2011  
Ring Ouzel migration Durman, R.F. Bird Study 23, 197-205 1976 -
Ring Ouzels in the Pentlands Durman, R.F. Edinburgh Ringing Group Report 5:24-27 1978 -
The nesting of the Ring Ouzel Flegg, J.J.M. and Glue, D.E. Bird Study 22:1-8 1975 -
Factors associated with the breeding distribution of upland birds in the South Pennines, England Haworth, P.F. & Thompson, D.B.A. Journal of Applied Ecology 27: 562 - 577 1990  
Les lieux d’hivernage du Merle à plastron Turdus torquatus en Algéria. [The wintering grounds of the Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus in Algeria.] Heim de Balsac, H. Alauda 3: 250-256 1931 Written in French
Photographs of Ring Ouzel nests in Derbyshire Hems, H.A. British Birds 59:107-111 1966 -
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Hill, D. in The new atlas of breeding birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-1991 (eds D. W. Gibbons et al.) London: T. & A.D. Poyser 1993 pp 312-3
Die Ringdrossel hat wieder im Erzgebirge gebrütet! [The Ring Ouzel has bred again in the Erzgebirge!] Holupirek, H. Beitraege zur Vogelkunde 23: 161-176 1977 Written in German
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus territories in the Rhinog Hills of Gwynedd Hope Jones, P. Nature in Wales 16:267-9 1979 -
The decline of the Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus breeding population in Glamorgan Hurford, C. Welsh Birds 1:45-51 1996 -
Wo überwintert die Ringdrossel, Turdus torquatus? [Where does the Ring Ouzel, Turdus torquatus, spend the winter?] Isenmann, P. Sterna 11: 256-7 1972 Written in German
Herbstzug nordischer und alpiner Ringdrosseln (Turdus torquatus torquatus und T. t. alpestris) in der Schweiz. [“Autumn migration of Northern and alpine Ring Ouzels Turdus torquatus torquatus and T. t. alpestris in Switzerland”] Jenni, L. Der Ornithologische Beobachter 91: 153-161 1994 Written in German
A study of Ring Ouzels breeding on Dartmoor Jones, R. Devon Birds 49:54-60 1996  
Die Alpenringdrossel Brutvogel im Harz. [The alpine Ring Ouzel breeding in the Harz.] Knolle, F., Kunze, P. and Zang, H. Vogelkundliche Berichte aus Niedersachsen 5: 65-76 1973 Written in German
Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Brutbiologie und Brutnahrung der Ringdrossel (Turdus torquatus alpestris Brehm.). [Breeding biology and nestling food of the Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus alpestris.] Korodi Gál, I. Travaux de Museum d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa” 10: 307-329 1970 Written in German
Passage Ring Ouzels in Sussex, 1962-1988 Leverton, R. Sussex Bird Report 42:87-92 1990 -
Migrant Ring Ouzels at a stopover site on the South Downs Leverton, R. British Birds 86:253-66 1993 -
Sparrowhawk taking nestling Ring Ouzel Lunn, J. Magpie 3:55 1984 -
[“On the biology of Turdus torquatus L. in the Ukraine.”] Marisova, I. V. and Vladyshevsky Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 40: 1240-1245 1961 Written in Russian
Ring Ouzel nesting in tree McIntosh, F. British Birds 41:152 1948 -
Ring Ouzels in the Borders hills, 1985 Murray, R.D. Borders Bird Report 5:50-52 1986 -
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Murray, R.D. Borders Bird Report 15:44-5 1996 -
Das nordwestafrikanishe Winterquartier der Ringdrossel der Ringdrossel (Turdus torquatus). [The north-west African wintering grounds of the Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)] Niethammer, G. Die Vogelwarte 18: 22-24 1955 Written in German
Breeding Ring Ouzels in the Pentland Hills Poxton, I.R. Scottish Birds 14:44-8 1986 -
Breeding status of the Ring Ouzel in southeast Scotland Poxton, I.R. Scottish Birds 14:205-8 1987 -
Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus Poxton, I.R. in The Breeding birds of south-east Scotland: a tetrad atlas 1988-1994 (eds R. D. Murray et al.) Edinburgh: Scottish Ornithologists’ Club 1998 pp226-7
The contrasting status of the Ring Ouzel in 2 areas of upper Deeside, north-east Scotland between 1991 and 1998 Rebecca, G. W. Scottish Birds 22: 9-19 2001 -
Species Action Plan 1186: Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus RSPB Unpublished report by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds 1998  
Le merle à plastron (Turdus torquatus): espèce Européene hivernante peu connue au Maroc. [The ring ouzel (Turdus torquatus): a poorly known European species wintering in Morocco.] Ryall, C. and Green. M. Porphyrio 6: 3-6 1994 Written in French
Catching methods and biometrics of breeding Ring Ouzels Turdus torquatus in northeast Scotland Sim, I.M.W. & Rebecca, G.W. Ringing & Migration 21: 163 - 168 2003  
The 1997 Ring Ouzel survey in south Scotland Sim, I.M.W., Smith, T. and Donnelly, E. Unpublished report for Royal Society for the Protection of Birds 1998 -
Status and breeding ecology of Ring Ouzels in Glen Clunie Sim, I., Rebecca, G., Duncan, R., Duncan, J. and Rendall, I. North-East Scotland Bird Report 1999: 108-109 2000 -
STATUS OF THE RING OUZEL Turdus torquatus ON CADAIR IDRIS IN 2008 Smith, David Birds in Wales 8/1 September 2011 2011  
The Long Mynd Breeding Bird Project: Ring Ouzel Smith, L. Shropshire Bird Report 1999: 3-22 2001 -
The status and breeding ecology of Ring Ouzels Turdus torquatus in Wales with reference to soil acidity Tyler, S. J. and Green, M. (1994) Welsh Bird Report 7: 78-89 1994 -
The breeding status of the Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus in the UK in 1999 Wotton, S.R., Langston, R.H.W. & Gregory, R.D. Bird Study 49: 26–34 2002 -
The fruit diet of Ring Ouzels (Turdus torquatus) wintering in the Sierra Nevada (south-east Spain) Zamora, R. Alauda 58:67-70 1990 -




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