Research Paper 4

Contents to Research papers. S.O.G. Publication 4.


The otter population of the river Tone in Somerset

James Williams


Somerset otter surveys 2006 – Evidence of a decline

Somerset Otter Group


Otter deaths in Somerset

Lucy Mead


Axe Valley otter survey

James Williams


Otters on the River Avill Catchment

Janet Dixon


2 day co-ordinated surveys of Somerset

Somerset Otter Group


Otters 100 years ago



Otters found with bile fluke – Evidence

Lucy Mead


An investigation into the distribution of the bile-fluke Psuedamphistomum truncatum, by the presence of egg spraints

A summary of a dissertation by Simone Gentner


The importance of birds in the diet of otter Lutra lutra on Shapwick Heath (an edited and condensed version)

Daniel de la Hey


Do Eurasian otters Lutra lutra (L.) prey preferentially on non-native fish species?

Summary of original paper by Rafael Miranda, Gordon H. Copp, James Williams, Kathleen Beyer and Rodolphe E. Gozlan


Daily recording at Stoford Manor

James Williams