Hi, my name is Simon,
I have always been passionate by our natural world, being fascinated by the Collins Bird Guide when I was just 2. I receiving my first pair of binoculars at the age of 6 and my interests have shaped my life to date.
I have lived in Kent all my life and have been working and volunteering in and around conservation and wildlife education for over 14 years now. I am now fortunate to work as an ornithological consultant, an international wildlife holiday guide and tour leader, and as a guest speaker & lecturer.
At the age of 28 I is one of the youngest in the business but I have over 12 years of leading and guiding experience across the UK, along with countries such as France, Norway, Svalbard, Finland, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Madeira, Canary Islands, Hungary, and Sri Lanka. I love meeting people and sharing with them the things that excite me about nature, especially my main area of expertise, which is bird behaviour.
Being mostly self-taught, with just a few people to teach and tutor me on bird identification, I have decided to set up Bird Classes across the county to help enthuse people about birds, and to encourage a greater number of people to share birds and birdwatching. I also teach in the field, where birding is best learnt, running day trips and tours around the South-east throughout the year.
If you’d like to join me then please get in touch.
With very best wishes, Simon