A freelance bird illustrator and artist based in Leicester. Mark leads our Beidaihe, Brazil Jaguars and our Thailand ‘Spoon-billed Pitta’ tours. Two years ago he joined the first Hula Valley bird Festival in Israel, rating the bird spectacles as good as anywhere in the world! He has also been running private Snow Leopard expeditions to the Himalayas. He is currently completing illustrating and writing a new field guide to the mammals of Africa. He’s also spends time in the field Digi-Scoping, for which he has won a number of international awards. You will frequently find Mark on birdforum and facebook.