Mark Cocker

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2017 brings a number of really exciting new developments and some old favourites. I have a new research project on blackbirds. Can you help me? See my Picture of the Month


In May I look forward to teaching an Arvon course at Lumb Bank with Kathleen Jamie, whose work I admire enormously. Then in August/September I am working with the equally wonderful Sara Maitland at Moniack Mhor, near Inverness. More details can be found on both of these at Talks and Teaching.


October and November bring two week-long courses in conjunction with the Kelseys of Casa Rural el Recuerdo, in Extremadura in south-west Spain. If you're interested in either of these then click here


'The man of most science is the man most alive,

whose life is the greatest event.' Henry Thoreau                                                                                    

Blackwater Blog is an online scrapbook of words and pictures about anything in nature from springtails to sparrowhawks.


It can be read if you click here, but every few weeks I post a Photo of the Month, a new image of something important. I'm chasing blackbirds and need your help. Find out more here.

Some of my most recent reviews and newspaper articles can be read if you click the Journalism tab.


Finally if you want to get in touch, then there is a contact form in the dropdown menu for Talks & Teaching

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