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Paterson, E. (2020). Rewilding in Miniature: What can I do? Kaitiaki Consulting Ltd., Edinburgh.

McInerny, C.J., Paterson, E., Weddle, R.B., & Downie, J.R. (In Press). A re-assessment and review of some published amphibian and reptile records in the Clyde area, Scotland. The Glasgow Naturalist, 27(2).

Fairclough, B., Walker, G., & Paterson, E. (2020). Should We Rethink Winter Pond Maintenance For Newts? CIEEM Inpractice Magazine. Issue 108: June 2020 pp. 19-23.

Walker, G., Fairclough, B., & Paterson, E. (2019). Winter presence of adult male palmate newts (Lissotriton helveticus) in a pond in Scotland. The Herpetological Bulletin, 149: 24-27.

Paterson, E. (2019). Chapter 9 – Biodiversity. In: Sweco UK Ltd. (2019): Cross Tay Link Road EIA Report (Volume 2). Sweco UK Ltd., Glasgow.

Paterson, E. (2019). Chapter 9 – Biodiversity. Appendix 9.2: Bat Survey Report. In: Sweco UK Ltd. (2019): Cross Tay Link Road EIA Report (Volume 2). Sweco UK Ltd., Glasgow.

Paterson, E. (2019). Chapter 9 – Biodiversity. Appendix 9.6: Great Crested Newt Survey Report. In: Sweco UK Ltd. (2019): Cross Tay Link Road EIA Report (Volume 2). Sweco UK Ltd., Glasgow.

Paterson E. (2019). Ultraviolet-a “blacklight” fails to serve as a useful survey tool for great crested newt (Triturus cristatus) in ponds. The Herpetological Bulletin, 148: 32.

Paterson, E. (2019). An occurrence of albino common frog (Rana temporaria) spawn at Pollok Country Park, Glasgow. The Glasgow Naturalist, 27(1): 76-77.

Bird, R.J., Paterson, E., Downie, J.R., & Mable, B.K. (2019). Linking water quality with amphibian breeding and development: A case study comparing natural ponds and Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in East Kilbride, Scotland. The Glasgow Naturalist, 27 (Supplement: The Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland): 49-66.

Paterson, E. (2018). Nocturnal variation in population size estimate counts of male palmate and smooth newts (Lissotriton helveticus and L. vulgaris). The Herpetological Bulletin, 145: 1-7.

Paterson, E. (2018). Changes in relative population size detection rates of great crested newts (Triturus cristatus) over time. The Herpetological Bulletin, 143: 12-17.

Paterson, E. (2018). The diet of African house snakes (Boaedon spp.) revealed by citizen science. The Herpetological Bulletin, 143: 29-30.

Paterson, E. (2017). Observation of a paedomorphic palmate newt (Lissotriton helveticus)in Scotland. The Herpetological Bulletin, 139: 34-35.

Paterson E. (2017). Annual variation in the numbers of breeding common frogs Rana temporaria at a cluster of sites in the west of Scotland. The Glasgow Naturalist, 26(3): 25-31.

Paterson E. (2014). New records of smooth newt (Lissotriton vulgaris) in Lanarkshire. The Glasgow Naturalist, 26(1): 114-116.

Paterson, E. (2013). Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve Reptile Survey 2012. Clyde Amphibian and Reptile Group, Glasgow. 9pp.

Paterson, E. (2013). East Kilbride Amphibian Census 2013. Clyde Amphibian and Reptile Group, Glasgow. 52pp.

Paterson, E. (2012). East Kilbride Frog Survey 2012. Clyde Amphibian and Reptile Group, Glasgow. 38pp.

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