Yorkshire Birding Characters
Dave Ward - Optics Volunteer at Fairburn & Old Moor. Also seen (mainly with Chloe the dog!) at St Aidan's or Staveley.
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For this final page I thought it would be interesting to show a few pics of the "Birders" you might bump into on your travels around Yorkshire birding sites!
All are knowledgeable birders and I'm sure would be happy for you to introduce yourself and swap birding info with them etc.
If you'd like the kudos of being included - either send me a pic or let me know when we meet up and I'll be happy to take one of you.
Alan Robertshaw - active member of the Swillington Ings Birders Group. Seen mainly at St Aidan's or Fairburn
Melanie Rowell - Volunteer Ranger for the RSPB. Mainly seen at St Aidan's helping people on their visits.
Andy Chapman - Optics Volunteer who also leads Dawn Chorus + Birding for Beginner Walks at Fairburn & St Aidan's.
Ryan McClarence - Digiscoping & rare bird specialist. Based in South Yorks but seen throughout the region.
Paul Coates - Active member of the Swillington Bird Group. Local patch St Aidan's. Seen here with his dog Bailey.