16 January 2019   RSPB Cambridge local group

I shall be talking to the Cambridge group of RSPB about Wildlife of the Pantanal, South America's answer to the Serengeti. This links to my first book - still selling well - Pantanal Wildlife


I will be appearing at a series of events during 2018-19. Among other things, I offer a series of illustrated talks, e.g. A summer of British wildlife; Britain's top wildlife weekends; Wildlife of the Pantanal, South America's Serengeti; A visitor's guide to Antarctic wildlife; Winter birding in Japan; and Gaucho birding in Argentina: from the Andes to the Atlantic. For further details and a taster of each talk, see my Lecturer page.

27 April 2016 Mustard TV

I appeared on the Mustard Show, talking about my evolution from gaucho birder in Argentina to Norfolk naturalist, and the role played in that transition by my book A Summer of British Wildlife.

25 July 2016  Great Yarmouth Bird Club

I talked about British summer wildlife in Great Yarmouth, drawing on experiences writing A Summer of British Wildlife. "One of the best talks we've ever had!" (Keith Dye, Chair).

Tues 3 May, London: National Geographic Traveller Travel Geeks

I was on the panel for the Travel Geeks' event on 'First-time South America'.

Tues 26 April, Cley Marshes NWT reserve, Norfolk

I entertained Norfolk Wildlife Trust members with tales from A Summer of British Wildlife at the Trust's dinner evening. A book signing followed the talk.

21 April 2018  Norfolk Festival of Nature

I will be on the panel for The Festival Debate, Fighting for Nature. Details of the festival are here. Tickets for the event can be bought here.

16 November 2018  Marylebone Birdwatching Society

I shall be doing a double-header at this event in Hampstead. I will talk about Japan: the best winter birding in the world, followed by a short talk on Britain's best wildlife-watching weekends. The latter connects to my book 52 Wildlife Weekends.

24 September 2018  Great Yarmouth Bird Club

I shall be talking about Journeying to the bottom of the world: wildlife of Antarctica, which contains to my second book Antarctic Wildlife.

19 April 2018  Wensum Valley Birdwatching Society Lenwade, Norfolk

For details, click here.The talk relates to my brand-new book, 52 European Wildlife Weekends.



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17 June 2016, Minsmere. BBC Springwatch Unsprung

I plonked myself on Chris Packham's sofa at BB2 Springwatch Unsprung, nattering with my childhood hero about summer wildlife in Britain, the new book and my daughter Maya.