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  • Jon Dunn

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 “Orchid Summer” ( / Bloomsbury, 2018); I am also the author of the “Britain’s Sea Mammals” field-guide, and co-author of the “Britain’s Mammals” field-guide, both 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 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.