Malcolm Ogilvie      Malcolm Ogilvie

Activities and interests


Personal details and interests


Bird watching on Islay for details of the best birding sites on the island

Islay Natural History Trust for details of Islay's wildlife and geology

Museum of Islay Life with photographs of items from the collection

Rare Breeding Birds Panel - its work and list of species

Publications for sale - Birds of Islay, Wild Flowers of Islay, and two Islay cookery books

Personal details and interests

This is modified from my entry in the book 'Who's Who in Ornithology'
edited by John E. Pemberton and published in 1997 by the Buckingham Press.



Journal editor:
Wildfowl (with Geoffrey Matthews, 1968-1986)
BWP Update (1996 to 2000)

Papers and articles:
Over 80, published in, e.g., Wildfowl, Ibis, Bird Study, British Birds, Scottish Birds, Condor, Journal of Wildlife Management, Aquila

Bird report editor:
Editor, Gloucestershire Bird Report (with C.M.Swaine, 1968-1978)
Editor, Islay Bird and Natural History Report (19862004)

Other interests:
Collecting books on polar regions and mountaineering, listening to classical music (esp. opera), reading, gardening, computing, stamp collecting (mainly British), former chairman and secretary of the Islay Natural History Trust, trustee and chairman of the Islay Museums Trust, board member (and former chairman) of the Islay Community Access Group, and Director and Vice-Chairman of the Islay Energy Trust and of the Islay Energy Community Benefit Society.

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Last revised: October 2014