The one where we talk about the ‘flaparazzi’, twitching moths, the RSPB’s welcome prosecution of gamekeeper Glenn Brown for raptor persecution, and – on a more serious note – we have an interview with Steve Davis from the Dorset Wildlife Trust about the devastating fire on Upton Heath.
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And your Panel today consists of…
- Me, 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.
- 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” and “uses some very strong language“. All good stuff…so get blogging John!
- 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.
- Tristan Reid’s blog: http://www.binocularface.co.uk/
- Dorset Wildlife Trust: http://www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk/
- Upton Heath Fire Appeal: http://www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk/uptonheathfire2011
- Daily Telegraph article on ‘Hide Rage’: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/8569864/
- BBC News Report on gamekeeper Glenn Brown: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13751274
- Kilcoole Little Tern Conservation Project:
- Photo of Orache Moth on Portland Bird Obs website: http://www.portlandbirdobs.org.uk/wildlife_diary_7_2003.htm
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