The information used in my blog comes from a wide range of resources, both on- and offline. These are some of the reference books that I find invaluable:

Mabey, Richard, Flora Britannica. Sinclair-Stevenson, 1996
Milliken, William, and Bridgewater, Sam, Flora Celtica. Birlinn, 2004
Rose, Francis, The Wild Flower Key. Frederick Warne, 1981
Fitter, Alastair, Fitter, Richard and Blamey, Marjorie, The Wild Flowers of Britain and Northern Europe. William Collins & Sons, 1991
Snow, D W, and Perrins, C M, The Birds of the Western Palearctic (Concise Edition). Oxford University Press, 1998
Jobling, James A, Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. Helm 2010
Forrester, Ron, and Andrews, Ian et al, The Birds of Scotland. The Scottish Ornithologists Club, 2007
Cocker, Mark, and Mabey, Richard, Birds Britannica. Chatto and Windus, 2005
Marren, Peter, and Mabey, Richard, Bugs Britannica. Chatto and Windus, 2010
Svensson, Lars, Collins Bird Guide (2nd Edition). HarperCollins, 2009

If you enjoy the snippets of information that I include in the blog go out and buy the books - they are fascinating!