Scott's role includes the day-to-day running of BirdTrack: updating the application, assisting county recorders by checking records and corresponding with observers. Scott is also tasked with increasing participation in BirdTrack through a wide range of publicity media so if you are a birdwatcher reading this and you haven’t done so already, register and get started today.
Interests & Responsibilities
Scott is committed to enhancing the value of bird records by improving the flow of data from observers to repositories which allow these data to be analysed and used for conservation.
County recorder for South East Suffolk since 2007.
BSc (Hons) Environmental Studies, Suffolk College
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