Lee G R Evans

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Gender MALE
Industry Sports or Recreation
Occupation Ornithological Consultant/author and DJ
Location Amersham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Introduction I have been birding since 1969 but became obsessed with 'twitching' in 1974 and haven't looked back since. Have driven over 1.3 million miles in pursuit of rare birds in the UK, where to date I have recorded 588 species in Britain and Ireland. I also have a fascination for the Birds of the Western Palearctic, where I have currently recorded 880 of the 1,064 species ever recorded. I am widely travelled in North America, as well as in Africa and Asia, and have written at least 29 books on my chosen subject, including best-sellers ''Ultimate Site Guide to Scarcer British Birds' and 'Rare Birds in Britain 1800-1990'. Established the UK400 Club in 1981 to cater for the most obsessive of the British birding fraternity and now concentrate on online publishing, via the www.uk400clubonline.co.uk website. Record Birding achievements include recording 386 species in Britain & Ireland in 1996 and 627+ in the Western Palearctic in 2008
Interests All aspects of wildlife, particularly birds, animals and butterflies; Pop Music; Cars; Driving
Favorite Movies No movies but adore the Faulty Towers series
Favorite Music GEORGE MICHAEL by a long shot - he's genius - followed by Marc Almond/Soft Cell, Erasure, Pet Shop Boys, London Boys, Shooting Party and Duran Duran. More recently, Rihanna and Bruno Mars are my faves