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Buying a Rainforest & Cockwomble Photographers ft Charlie Hamilton James #53

Buying a Rainforest & Cockwomble Photographers ft Charlie Hamilton James #53

January 26, 2021

In this Podcast I chat to Charlie Hamilton James a professional wildlife cameraman, presenter and award winning photographer. We talk about how he started his career with kingfishers and otters, what really pisses him off in wildlife photography and that time he bought a rainforest in the amazon.

Charlies Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/chamiltonjames

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Why Giving Images Away For Free Is Pointless - BONUS PODCAST

Why Giving Images Away For Free Is Pointless - BONUS PODCAST

January 23, 2021

I enjoy another little rant in this podcast as I go why some people give away images for free and read out a few examples of people asking me for free images and my responses! 

 

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Bringing Back Near Extinct Animals in Britain ft James Harding-Morris (Back From The Brink) #52

Bringing Back Near Extinct Animals in Britain ft James Harding-Morris (Back From The Brink) #52

January 19, 2021

In this Podcast I chat to James Harding-Morris of Back From The Brink which is a collection of nature groups trying to bring back 20 or so species that are near to extinction in the UK. We talk about how they choose which species to save, how covid has affected the work and there success stories.

Back From The Brink - https://naturebftb.co.uk/

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How Fish Talk to Each Other ft Dr Steve Simpson #51

How Fish Talk to Each Other ft Dr Steve Simpson #51

January 12, 2021

In this Podcast I chat to Dr Steve Simpson who lecturer at the university of Exeter and worked on Blue Planet 2 studying the vocalisations of fish and thats the main subject of todays chat. Fish that talk!

Steves Twitter - https://twitter.com/DrSteveSimpson

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Over Fishing of Sharks in Britain ft Matt Brierley #50

Over Fishing of Sharks in Britain ft Matt Brierley #50

January 5, 2021

In this Podcast I chat to Matt Brierley, we talk about his film Sharks: In Deep Water which explores the over fishing of sharks in British and European waters, how shark fin soup is still legal in Britain and why the demand for shark meat is rising.

Matts Twitter - https://twitter.com/mattbrierley

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Why Do People Go Bird Watching ft Indy Greene #49

Why Do People Go Bird Watching ft Indy Greene #49

December 29, 2020

In this Podcast I chat to Indy Greene who is a Nottinghamshire bird watcher and young naturalist. We talk about the difference between birders and twitchers, the beareded vulture that turned up this summer and what makes birders tick.

Indys Twitter - https://twitter.com/greeneindy

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The Reality of Wildlife Sound Recording ft Gary Moore #48

The Reality of Wildlife Sound Recording ft Gary Moore #48

December 21, 2020

In this Podcast I chat to Gary Moore who has worked on multiple wildlife programmes as a sound recordist. We talk about why its shunned by many wanting to work in wildlife film making and the difficulties of the job delving into Garys dyslexia and his sons interest in fishing which Gary isn't sure whether to is a good thing or not.

Garys Twitter - https://twitter.com/mooresounds

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Merry Christmas from The Bearded Tit’s Podcast

Merry Christmas from The Bearded Tit’s Podcast

December 20, 2020

A short message to everyone that tunes into the Podcast from Jack!

Beavers, Instagram & Books ft Sophie Pavelle #47

Beavers, Instagram & Books ft Sophie Pavelle #47

December 15, 2020

In this Podcast I chat to Sophie Pavelle who along with being the Communications Lead for the beaver trust is also an ambassador for the wildlife trusts and general social media whizz kid. We chat about how social media effects young naturalists, her upcoming book, what species she'd most like to see and of course beavers get a mention.

News: Beavers Move To Derbyshire For The First Time in 800 Years

Sophies Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/sophiepavs/?hl=en

Top 5 Autumnal Nature Spectacles 

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Wildlife Art: Zebras to Weasels ft Robert E Fuller #46

Wildlife Art: Zebras to Weasels ft Robert E Fuller #46

December 8, 2020

In this Podcast I chat to Robert E Fuller who is a renowned wildlife artist well known for his elaborate garden set ups. We talk about wildlife art, tips on starting out and his famous weasels

News: Aquatic Beetle That Can Survive Being Eaten By Frogs

Roberts Website - https://www.robertefuller.com/

Top 5 Ways To Encourage Wildlife Into Your Garden

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Keeping Reptiles in UK Gardens & Bringing Lost Species Back ft Celtic Reptile & Amphibians #45

Keeping Reptiles in UK Gardens & Bringing Lost Species Back ft Celtic Reptile & Amphibians #45

December 1, 2020

In this Podcast I chat to Harvey Tweets & Tom Whitehurst who together form Celtic Reptile & Amphibians. We talk about some of the lost herptiles we had in the UK and how some european species can be easily kept in UK gardens.

News: Oil Spill of Mauritius Threatens Rare Lizards

CRA Website - http://celticreptileamphibian.co.uk/

Top 5 Heprtiles To Keep Outdoors

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Plastic Pollution & Shark Bites ft Sarah Roberts #44

Plastic Pollution & Shark Bites ft Sarah Roberts #44

November 24, 2020

In this Podcast I chat to Sarah Roberts who has written the book Somebodies Swallowed Stanley following the journey of a plastic bag in the ocean as well as talking about working with large predators and how a shark bit her arm!

News: Parrots Moved From Zoo For Swearing To Much

Sarahs Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/sarahsrealjob/

Top 5 Ways To Reduce Your Plastic Use

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Is The Loch Ness Monster Real? ft Adrian Shine #43

Is The Loch Ness Monster Real? ft Adrian Shine #43

November 17, 2020

In this Podcast I chat to Adrian Shine who has dedicated his life to uncovering the mysteries of the Loch Ness Monster and other lake legends. He's also a naturalist and we speak about what could be living down there and some of the creatures that call the Loch home.

News: Orcas Attacking Boats off Spain

Adrians Website - https://www.lochnessproject.org/

Top 5 Items Every Photographer/Bird Watcher Needs in There Car

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From Punk Rock to River Champion ft Feargal Sharkey #42

From Punk Rock to River Champion ft Feargal Sharkey #42

November 10, 2020

In this Podcast I chat to punk rock legend Feargal Sharkey (The Undertones) about how he's gone from the music industry to fighting for britains chalkstreams and rivers.

News: Delayed Release of rare butterflies due to lockdown!

Feargals Twitter - https://twitter.com/Feargal_Sharkey

Top 5 Freshwater Charities 

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Saving Penguins & 11 Months in Antarctica ft Lindsay McCrae #41

Saving Penguins & 11 Months in Antarctica ft Lindsay McCrae #41

November 3, 2020

In this Podcast I chat to BAFTA awarding winning camera operator Lindsay McCrae about his start in the Natural History Unit and his 11 month stay in Antarctica for Dynasties. 

News: Pheasants wiping adders in the UK in the next 12 years.

Lindsay's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/badgerboy05/?hl=en

Top 5 Things to Have in Your Camera Bag

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Badger Cull to Finding Every UK Butterfly ft Patrick Barkham #39

Badger Cull to Finding Every UK Butterfly ft Patrick Barkham #39

October 27, 2020

In this Podcast I chat to Patrick Barkham about a whole range of subjects from finding all of the UK's butterflies to controversy of the badger cull. 

In the News I talk about why animals eat jellyfish when they have such little calorific content. 

Patricks's Twitter - https://twitter.com/patrick_barkham

Nature Reserve of the Week: RSPB Strumpshaw Fen

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The Masheer Trust ft Dr Adrian Pinder #38

The Masheer Trust ft Dr Adrian Pinder #38

October 23, 2020

This week I do a different Podcast each day to celebrate World Fish Migration Day on the 24th October with my special guest Dr Adrian Pinder of The Masheer Trust chatting about this iconic fish of Asia being one of the largest freshwater fish in the world.

WFMD Website - https://www.worldfishmigrationday.com/

Masheer Trusts Website - https://www.mahseertrust.org/

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Filming Freshwater Fish to Water Voles ft Jack Perks #37

Filming Freshwater Fish to Water Voles ft Jack Perks #37

October 22, 2020

In this Podcast guest host Polly Pullar chats to Jack Perks talking about how his career started, his work with freshwater fish and the other wildlife he's worked with over years being a professional wildlife photographer . In the news Polly talks about some unusual arrivals like a bearded vulture in Derbyshire and some very lost moths in the Hebrides. 

Nature Reserve of the Week: Loch Gruinart & The Mull of Oa

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Wild Trout Trust & IACGMOH ft Matthew Wright #36

Wild Trout Trust & IACGMOH ft Matthew Wright #36

October 21, 2020

This week I do a different Podcast each day to celebrate World Fish Migration Day on the 24th October with my special guest Matthew Wright a TV presenter from The Wright Stuff, This Morning and I'm a celebrity get me out of here but he's also a passionate river conservationist and vice president of The Wild Trout Trust so we have a good natter about trout.

WFMD Website - https://www.worldfishmigrationday.com/

Matthews Website - http://www.matthewwrightofficial.com

Why Rivers Matter ft Emily Cooper #35

Why Rivers Matter ft Emily Cooper #35

October 20, 2020

This week I do a different Podcast each day to celebrate World Fish Migration Day on the 24th October with my special guest Emily Cooper of The River Trust chatting about UK rivers, the threats they face and what can be done to help them.

WFMD Website - https://www.worldfishmigrationday.com/

River Trusts Website - https://www.theriverstrust.org/

Emily Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ohdeeremily/

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