Encouraging birdwatchers to support and engage with the BTO and training them to take part in surveys are both central to the BTO’s goals. Emily is responsible for helping to create and deliver educational material and training activities around bird identification and BTO surveys. She provides support to the survey teams to help increase the profile of the BTO’s long-term monitoring schemes and recording programmes.
Interests & Responsibilities
Prior to joining the BTO, Emily worked as a field researcher, studying a variety of taxa, and as a teaching assistant at University level. She is a BTO ringer and keen natural historian with a particular interest in birds. She has worked with a variety of organisations, assisting in species monitoring, surveys and conservation work.
MSc by Research in Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, 2019-2021
BSc (Hons) Zoology, University of Exeter, 2015-2018