Hardback book ‘Birds of Argyll’ by Tristan ap Rheinallt, Clike Craik, Paul Daw, Bob Furness, Steve Petty & David Wood, 2007. Describes the history, status and distribution of birds in Argyll, including data from Tiree.
Hand-drawn map of Tiree annotated with bird species seen in mid-April 1975.
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Bound booklet of transcribed excerpts regarding Tiree from the Autobiography and Memoirs of George Douglas, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823-1900).
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Research paper ‘The catching of seabirds in northern and western Scotland and the Faroes – a summary of historical and contemporary survival’, by JR Baldwin, published in Northern Studies, 1973.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 438, 21/03/2009
Local news: Comic Relief at the school; RSPB information; public meeting to discuss proposed offshore wind farm; school news; Mothers` Day poem; gardners corner; new editors for An Tirisdeach.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 434, 24/01/2009
Local news: winter 2008 Rural Skills update; Tiree Trust news; RSPB information; Government`s agriculture proposals; SWRI meeting news; Agricultural Show Home Industries schedule.
Photograph of shags on a rocky point in the 1960s
Sepia photograph of about 40 shags taking off from a rocky point on Tiree`s shore in the 1960s. The photograph was probably taken by Dr Kennedy, out on a fishing trip with Willie MacNeill, The Land – Barrapol, and Neil MacNeill, Scarinish (Niall an Tailleir). Shags were once part of the Tiree diet.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 416, 10/5/08
Local news: message in a bottle, Crossapol; RSPB information; interview with Steve Thomson, Balinoe; release of CD of traditional Gaelic songs; Tales from the Stackyard – The Library, 1911; Lochgilphead School in Arctic; sheep tagging, Argyll Estates` fishing rules; livestock sale results; Tiree Community Trust news; SWRI meeting; bale-wrap recycling.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 420, 5/7/08
Local news including Highland Show success for Ruaig and Heylipol farms; interview with Gordon Connell, Crossapol; MBE for CalMac`s Eric Ruthven; forthcoming Feis Thiriodh; RSPB information; `Gaelic Onboard` sessions on CalMac ferries; primary 6/7 school trip to central Scotland; Ena Kerr – new president of the Tiree Association; merit prize awarded to Eoghann M MacLean, Tiree High School; Tiree Agricultural Show home industries schedule.