For as long as I can remember I have loved being outdoors, no matter the weather! My parents bought me a bird book when I was 7 years old, and my interest in wildlife, especially birds, grew from there on. My love for wildlife and birds continued to grow, and I tailored my education to match my hobby by completing a degree in Ecology and Environmental Management. I have worked as an Ecologist for four years, with my specialism being Ornithology, although I have experience in all aspects of ecology. I hold a survey class licence for Barn Owl and I am a qualified tree climber. I am currently working towards gaining my survey licence for great crested newts and bats.