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Nigel Redman

About Nigel Redman

Ornithology Presenter


Nigel is a lifelong birder and an experienced tour leader and bird guide. Over nearly 4 decades, he has led more than 140 bird tours and has visited some 90 countries on all 7 continents.
As an expedition guide he has visited the Antarctic and Arctic on numerous occasions and as a bird guide he has led many tours, especially to Africa and Asia.
Nigel now has field experience with around half of the world’s bird species.
In between these extensive travels, he worked for 20 years as a leading publisher of bird books, retiring as the head of natural history for Bloomsbury Publishing in the U.K.
He is also the author of numerous articles and 3 books, including the acclaimed field guide Birds of the Horn of Africa. 

Nigel has an insatiable appetite for both traveling and birds and is never happier than when he is helping others to see birds.