MNS public talk by British birder Alan Pearson

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The public are invited to a coming talk featuring a British birder Alan Pearson.

The talk, organised by the Malaysian Nature Society Kuching Branch, will take place at UCSI University Sarawak Campus on 12th July 2013 (Friday) at 7.30pm.

The talk will cover how a field guide comes together and a little on bird illustration in general. It will go on to introduce birdwatching in England and suggest how to plan a birding trip there.

Pearson is a teacher of biology and art who has been birdwatching for over 35 years and illustrating bird books and magazine articles for about 30, including the Field Guide for Peninsular Malaysia.

Flamingos by Alan Pearson 26 May 2012

He has seven books published, mainly aimed at novice birders, however, the most recent is ‘A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore’, with Allen Jeyarajasingam, which comprehensively covers all the species known to have occured in that region.

Pearson  is currently teaching in England at an all-boys secondary school and working on a beginners bird identification app. He lives in south London with Anne, his Malaysian-born wife.

To confirm attendance for the talk, please email to mnskuching@gmail.com. Admission is free.

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