The one with guest Jim Lawrence, Development Manager of BirdLife International’s Preventing Extinctions Programme, live from the Scilly Isles. In a ‘Scilly Special’ we talk about the Scillies, birds on the Scillies, what it’s like on the Scillies, make a few vagrant predictions, discuss what the rules are about what we can and can’t tick – and just about anything else that pops into our collective heads really.
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And your Panel today consists of…
- Charlie Moores, a freelance writer and podcaster (and now sadly intermittent birder) who either lives in a warm little cottage in north Wiltshire with his family or in a cold ‘podding shed’ editing an endless series of podcasts that more and more people appear to now be listening to.
- John Hague, a birding psychiatric nurse from Barnsley who now lives in Leicester where he’s a prominent member of the Leicester and Rutland Ornithological Society. John blogs extensively at The Drunkbirder where he rants “about the world and the absurdities of life“.
- Tom McKinney, the Derbyshire-based birder and award-winning musician who founded The House of Bedlam and gigs as part of Tango 5, and author of the much-missed Skills Bills blog. Tom now blogs weekly at Birdingblogs.com/TomMcKinney.
- Nick Moran, an expat Yorkshireman living in Norfolk, where he runs BirdTrack at the BTO. Nick spent most of the noughties birding and occasionally teaching Biology in China and the UAE; he is an OSME Council member and secretary and voting member on the Emirates Bird Records Committee which keeps him in touch with Middle East birding.
For more information on BirdLife’s ‘Preventing Extinctions Programme’ please visit the BirdLife website: http://www.birdlife.org/extinction/
To contact Jim Lawrence please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rare Bird Alert
- Marvellous post on Drunkbirder feat. LGRE: http://thedrunkbirder.wordpress.com/2011/10/09/wake-me-up-before-you-go-go/
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