Supporter Development Officer
Robert began working at BTO in 2018 on Garden BirdWatch, where he now edits Bird Table magazine and manages the GBW ambassador program as part of his responsibilities.
Interests & ResponsibilitiesPrior to joining BTO, Rob worked as a lab and field assistant for various universities working on projects involving nesting birds, upland bird surveying, eDNA and pollinators, among others. He is a keen natural historian, with an interest in a range of taxonomic groups, particularly Diptera.
QualificationsMSc Biological Recording, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2017-2020
Recent BTO Publications
2020. Livestock grazing impacts components of the breeding productivity of a common upland insectivorous passerine: Results from a long‐term experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology View at journal website (DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13647) 10pp
2019. The influence of different aspects of grouse moorland management on nontarget bird assemblages . Ecology and Evolution View at journal website (DOI: 10.1002/ece3.5613) 13pp