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Bernie Forbes 

Bernie is a highly experienced tour leader with a deep love of nature and birding, his groups enjoy great birding learning from his vast experience of bird calls and songs.

A former crew commander in the Fire Service, serving in London and East Sussex, Bernie lives in Lancing on the sunny Sussex coast. Bernie has been birding throughout his life, and has been heavily involved in the Shoreham and District Ornithological Society. In the past he has held many roles within the Society including President and Chairman. He is also an active member of the Sussex Ornithological Society, serving several times on the Sussex Rare Birds Committee. He has proven track record for finding rare species including the first Gyr Falcon and first and second Pallid Harrier for Sussex. When at home Bernie is an active contributor to local bird reports, always sharing his bird finds on blogs and user groups.

Bernie has led many groups in Europe, North Africa, Turkey and Texas, and has been a Heatherlea Guide for several years, in a number of destinations including Scotland as well as overseas. Popular and in great demand, Bernie still leads field trips around Sussex when not working for Heatherlea.

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The Mountview Hotel, Nethybridge,
PH25 3EB Scotland

T: +44(0)1479 821248