Young Ambassadors

Meet our Young Ambassadors. These budding naturalists will use their powerful voices to help us engage with children and teenagers, sharing their passion for the natural world.


Young Nature Blog

Marsh Awards 2018

By: Louis Driver
27 October 2018

At break time this Wednesday, I left school early and headed to Hexham station to pick up fellow young birder Elliot Montieth. We had a long journey ahead of us – it’s quite far from inland Northumberland to London!

However, the journey … 

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In Search of a Richard's Pipit

By: Tommy Saunders
12 October 2018

Early morning on Saturday 15th September,I was hoping to go birding and saw that a Richard's Pipit had been reported at Pennington Marshes. I thought I might as well go down and have a look for it and maybe catch sight of a Spotted Crake.

I was … 

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eBird and Bird Track- Bringing ornithology into the 21st century

By: Amy Hall
14 September 2018

Ornithology is an ancient practise, reflecting a long held fascination in the avian aspect of our natural world. Look at early art from almost any culture, and there will be a depiction of a bird, or several. The winged wonders of the world, it is … 

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Fair Isle: Dream Isle

By: Elliot Montieth
11 September 2018

Fair Isle; it’s a small isolated island no more than three miles long and a mile wide situated in the North Sea just 24 miles south of mainland Shetland. For those reading this who are Birders then this isle of legend needs no introduction, … 

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HOS Young Birders Camp 2018

By: Tommy Saunders
17 August 2018

This year was the first year that HOS, together with The Cameron Bespolka Trust, organised a wildlife and nature camp for young birders and naturalists in the New Forest. After three years of the BTO running their young birders camp up in Thetford, … 

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