Berry, J. (1939). The Status and Distribution of Wild Geese and Wild Duck in Scotland. International Wildfowl Inquiry Vol. 2. University Press, Cambridge.

BTO ringing totals. (accessed on 21/04/2013)

Fox, A.D., Ebbinge, B.S., Mitchell, C., Heinicke, T., Aarvak, T., Colhoun, K., Clausen, P., Dereliev, S., Farago, S., Koffijberg, K., Kruckenberg, H., Loonen, M., Madsen, J., Mooij, J., Musil, P., Nilsson, L., Pihl, S. & Van derJeugd, H. (2010) Current estimates of goose population sizes in the western Palearctic, a gap analysis and an assessment of trends. Ornis Svecica 20: 115-127.

Hearn, R. (2004) Bean Goose Anser fabalis in Britain and Ireland 1960/61 to 1999/2000. Waterbird Review Series, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust/Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Slimbridge.

Maciver, A. & Wilson, T. (2012). Population and distribution of Bean Geese in the Slamannan Area 2011/12. Report to the Bean Goose Action Group. 17pp.

Madsen, J., Fox, A.D. & Cracknell, J. (1999) Goose populations of the Western Palearctic. A review of status and distribution. Wetlands International Publ. No. 48, Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands. National Environment Research Institute, Ronde, Denmark. 344pp.

Owen, M, Atkinson‑Willes, G.L. & Salmon, D.G. 1986. Wildfowl in Great Britain. 2nd Edition, University Press, Cambridge.

Parslow-Otsu, M. (1991). Bean Geese in the Yare Valley, Norfolk. British Birds 84: 161-169.

Pirkola, M. & Kalinainen, P. (1984). The status, habitats and productivity of breeding Bean Geese Anser fabalis fabalis in Finland. Swedish Wildlife Research 13: 9-48

Smith, T., Bainbridge, I. & O’Brien, M. (1994). Distribution and habitat use by Bean Geese in the Slamannan area. RSPB report to SNH. 71pp

Kear, J. (2005) Ducks, Geese and Swans. Oxford University Press.

Wetlands International (2012). Waterbird Population Estimates, Fifth Edition. Summary Report. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

[Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status]
[Species account for Taiga Bean Geese in the UK from The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust: population estimates, trends and conservations status]
[Species account for Bean Geese in the UK from The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds]

[Species account for Bean Geese in the UK from The British Trust for Ornithology]
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