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  • Jon Dunn

Biography :
I am a natural history writer, photographer and experienced wildlife tour leader based in the Shetland Isles, but with strong links in mainland Europe and the Americas that see me travelling widely in search of memorable wildlife encounters. An accomplished all-round naturalist, I am the author of the critically acclaimed "The Glitter in the Green" (Basic Books (USA), Bloomsbury (UK), 2021) and "Orchid Summer" (Bloomsbury, 2018); I am also the author of a couple of field guides for Princeton University Press. I write weekly “Rarity Round-Ups” for Rare Bird Alert. My writing and photography feature in many popular wildlife magazines, including BBC Wildlife, Birdwatching, and British Wildlife; and the national press, including the Wall Street Journal, Sunday Telegraph and the i Newspaper. If I'm not away on my travels you'll probably find me on Twitter (@dunnjons) - I'm an enthusiastic and positive advocate of this means of sharing memorable encounters and inspiring others to seek out new experiences and adventures.