This is a general talk on British wildlife with a bias towards the lesser seen and more secretive species. Birds covered include Nightjar, Nightingale, Garden Warbler and many other species that can be elusive as well as nocturnal mammals, various insects and also a few of the more secret/lesser visited locations of the British Isles. Hopefully the audience will be enthralled by this photographic journey through the fantastic array of strange and elusive creatures that can be found here in Britain, without the need for long distance travel!
Andy shoots on a range of digital cameras from Nikon and Olympus and for the past 15 years his photographs have been marketed by Nature Picture Library and regularly published in books and magazines. He also owns and runs his own camera shop, Chiswick Camera Centre. His main interest is British natural history and he does a lot of bird and small mammal photography, with a particular interest in macro photography. Recent projects have engaged his fascination with bees and wasps and also Autumn fungi and British wild flowers. Andy likes showing people things they probably walk past every day but never notice. www.andysands.co.uk
Doors 6:30pm for 7pm
This is one of an annual programme of 6 talks organised by the London Bird Club a section of the London Natural History Society (LNHS). The LNHS organise around a 100 events a year, most of which are free. Their free guided walks offer a fantastic opportunity to discover London’s wild areas and to learn about wildlife from experts. See http://www.lnhs.org.uk/