Mark Cocker

The official website of  the award-winning author, naturalist and environmental activist.

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© Mark Cocker 2013

buttercup meadow, Combs village, 20-vi-10 6

Mark's latest book Birds and People is a hugely acclaimed survey of the cultural importance of birds worldwide.  It is available to buy online. Read more>>


"Birds and People strikes me as the sort of masterpiece that comes along only once or twice a decade."


Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday                                              

BIrds and People

"The man of most science is the man most alive, whose life is the greatest event."                                                                                                                                             


Henry Thoreau


Mark has had a lifelong passion for all things living. Blackwater Blog is an online scrapbook of words and pictures about anything in nature from springtails to sparrowhawks. Keep up to date with his latest musings and discoveries at home and abroad. 

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Mark is speaking and teaching at a wide range of events in the coming months. For full details click here.                                        

early bumblebee feeding on salts ©  mark cocker