Simon Wates

Simon Wates

Simon Wates

Simon Wates started birdwatching at the age of 11 around his hometown of Manchester, UK and moved to live in southern Spain and Portugal 35 years ago. Over the years his fieldwork has included professional employment in numerous studies & surveys of an environmental character with birds and flora. Simon is an experienced bird guide with foreign visitors and has led numerous field trips voluntarily for the Portuguese Birdlife International partner, SPEA (Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estudo das Aves) & the LPN (Liga de Proteção de Natureza) since the late 1990’s.