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Alan McBride
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Attended University of Central Lancashire
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Tawny Owl, Lancashire today
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Sunday's theme for #BirdPoker  is birds with Curved Bills... For +Phil Armishaw 

Here's an Avocet from France...
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A Northern Raven lands at the nest in Lancashire with food for six youngsters.

#birdpoker  for +Phil Armishaw and today's theme of "landings"...
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Buff-tailed bumblebee  Bombus terrestris 

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Lancashire today.
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A farewell to winter too today with a Crested Tit in Scotland at Christmas.

Thanks to +Pescalune P  for inviting me to #naturephotochallenge     
For this fifth day of my challenge I want to invite +Greg Roberts to show us some of his fab nature photos :-)

To participate, include the hashtag, tag the person who invited you, and then invite a friend to join.  Share 1 photo each day over 5 days..
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A European Blackbird sunning himself in Cumbria today...
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A magnificent Northern Lapwing. Lancashire. April 2015
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I hope to see you at my upcoming seminar: Constructing Visual Narratives Using Time/Motion Techniques April 28, 2015, 10:45am at the Palm Springs Photo Festival! http://bit.ly/1zdAI1p  

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If I've learned one thing after spending the last fourteen years documenting the impacts of climate change around the planet, it is that, those least responsible for climate change, are most impacted by it. This could not be more true than in the case of Malawi. Malawi is a small African country; one of the poorest nations on the planet. Most people scratch an existence trying to survive on subsistence agriculture. Malawians have relied on regula...
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Photographer, Writer, Consultant.
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  • Alan McBride Photographer Writer
    Photographer, Writer, Photojournalist, Corporate trader, MBO., 2001 - present
  • Studio49 Photography
    Freelance Photographer, 2010 - 2012
  • Active International
    Managing Director, 1994 - 2002
  • Hoyt's Media/ MMM Network
    Sydney Sales Manager, 1986 - 1994
  • TEN Brisbane
    Sydney Sales Manager, 1978 - 1986
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Preston, Lancashire
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Languedoc-Roussillon, France - Paris, France - Preston, Lancs & Hastings, Sussex & London - Wellington, New Zealand - Sydney, Australia
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Growing up in Lancashire, he moved to New Zealand and then Australia in the mid-70s before moving to France and UK in 2012. 

His interest in birds and indeed anything that swims, flies, crawls or otherwise moves, started early and has never waned. Alan has travelled all over the world to look for birds but it is Australia and the surrounding region, including New Caledonia and New Zealand, where he has a special expertise. Alan was instrumental in getting the famous Sydney / Wollongong deep water pelagic trips off the ground in 1978; trips that subsequently recorded many bird and cetacean firsts for Australian waters. After over 850 pelagic trips, including selling and guiding the first commercial trip to the sub-Antarctic Islands of New Zealand and Australia, his seabird identification is well-honed! 

Alan is a past President of Birding NSW and has been heavily involved with a number of other ornithological organizations in Australia such as Birds Australia, Seabird Group and Wader Study Group amongst others. He is currently the Australian Regional Representative for Neotropical Bird Club.

His photographs have appeared in such august publications as Readers Digest Book of Australian Birds, National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife and numerous photographic field guides, including Harrison's now famed Seabird guide.


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He co-authored the re-write of The Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia. Richard Thomas, Sarah Thomas, David Andrew and Alan McBride:
Alan has many other published writings: viz. in 50 Places To Go Birding Before You Die.

Other interests include France and all things French, photography, writing, Scuba diving, hiking, most music and anything to do with natural history.

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Education
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • Ashton High School
  • Institut de francais, Villefranche-sur-Mer, France.
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