Wildlife Travel leader James Lowen sat bird watching by a tree

James has been immersed in all aspects of natural history since he was able to walk. This eventually persuaded him to ditch a career in the civil service in favour of becoming a full-time (and award winning) wildlife and travel writer, editor, guide and photographer.

James is a frequent contributor to BBC Wildlife and author of several books, notably the recent Much Ado About Mothing, A Summer of British Wildlife: 100 Great Days Out Watching Wildlife, winner of the Travel Guide Book of the Year at the 2016 Travel Media Awards, and 52 European Wildlife Weekends: a year of short breaks for nature lovers, shortlisted for the same prize in 2018.

James joined the team in 2020 and has led Wildlife Travel holidays to Morocco and his home county of Norfolk.

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