INTRODUCTION / TALKS INFORMATION

IS YOUR CLUB OR SOCIETY INTERESTED IN ILLUSTRATED WILDLIFE & LANDSCAPES TALKS? 

THEN READ ON FOR DETAILS...

SPEAKER: CHRIS WARD

TEL: 01908 669448

E-MAIL: cwphotography@hotmail.com

TRAVELLING RANGE: UP TO 120 MILES FROM MILTON KEYNES

FEES: £50 & 30p / MILE TRAVEL

I AM AVAILABLE FOR DAYTIME AND EVENING TALKS, AND 'LAST MINUTE' BOOKINGS TOO.

 

FEEDBACK AND COMMENTS

‘Informative, Visually Stimulating & Very Entertaining’

 Guildford & District RSPB Group

'What can I say. Fantastic!!! Your pictures were stunning. The talk entertaining and informative.'

 North West Surrey RSPB Group

'A cross between Michael Palin and David Attenborough'

 Milton Keynes Natural History Society


TO DATE, I HAVE PRESENTED TALKS TO AROUND 380 CLUBS AND SOCIETIES, INCLUDING NEARLY 60 RSPB LOCAL GROUPS. I AM CURRENTLY GIVING IN EXCESS OF 100 LECTURES A YEAR.

MOST TALKS FEATURE A VARIETY OF LANDSCAPE OR HABITAT IMAGES AND WILDLIFE PICTURES, OFTEN WITH AN EMPHASIS ON BIRDS  

STANDARD TALKS ARE AROUND 80 - 90 MINUTES LONG. HOWEVER SHORTER VERSIONS ARE AVAILABLE, POSSIBLY AT A REDUCED PRICE. ALL ARE POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS, ILLUSTRATED WITH DIGITAL IMAGES.

DETAILS OF EACH TALK (28 AT PRESENT) PLUS A NUMBER OF associated images CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING ON THE PHOTOS FROM THE LIST BELOW. ALTERNATIVELY, YOU CAN DOWNLOAD A PDF (1.5MB) OF MY CURRENT TALKS LIST BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW:

CHRIS WARD TALKS LIST: 2016

I ALSO HAVE A SMALL SELECTION OF MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. THESE CAN NORMALLY BE PURCHASED AT MY PRESENTATIONS TOO. DETAILS OF THESE, INCLUDING PRICES, CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW. 

MOUNTED PHOTOGRAPHS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

IF YOU HAVE ANY ANOTHER QUESTIONS, THEN PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE IN CONTACTING ME AT cwphotography@hotmail.com 

ALL PHOTOGRAPHS CURRENTLY ON THIS SITE CAN BE FOUND ON THE 'IMAGES INDEX' PAGE - CLICK HERE FOR THE LINK.

ASIDE FROM MY PHOTOGRAPHIC INTERESTS , PROMOTING BIRDS/WILDLIFE AND CONSERVATION TO  A WIDER AUDIENCE is very important to me. i WAS GROUP LEADER OF THE NORTH BUCKS RSPB LOCAL GROUP FOR TEN YEARS, AND HAVE BEEN A COMMITTEE MEMBER FOR OVER THIRTY YEARS. CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR WEBSITE.

U.K. SLIDE SHOWS

1. ORCHIDS & OWLS, NOT CONCRETE COWS       
The diversity of birds & wildlife in and around Milton Keynes
2. WONDERFUL WETLANDS                
The exciting variety of birds, insects and mammals living in and around our rivers, lakes and ponds
3. WILD BRITAIN DIARY                             
Some great natural history sights and sites though the seasons
4. WILDLIFE GARDENING                  
Making our gardens more attractive to birds, mammals, insects and more...
5. OUR CHANGING WILDLIFE                  
The fluctuating populations of our UK wildlife over the last 150 years, and in the future?
6. 101 THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT GARDEN BIRDS               
How well do we really know our familiar garden birds?
6A. THE FANTASTIC FARNES  NEW   (NB: MAX 50-60 MINUTES TALK)         
The incredible Northumberland Farne Islands - accessible breeding seabirds in huge numbers.  
6B. 'UNDISCOVERED' NORFOLK  NEW              
Away from the ever-popular coast, Norfolk has some great wildlife-watching opportunities...

U.K. SLIDE & OVERSEAS MIXED SHOWS
7. NATURAL BORN KILLERS                                                
Diurnal birds of prey and owls from the UK and overseas - their prey, lifestyles and adaptations
8. OWLS, OWLS, OWLS                                                                  
A look at various Owl species of the world; from tiny Owllets and Pygmy Owls to Barn Owls and giant Eagle Owls. What are their adaptations and lifestyles?
 
9. MIGRATION MYSTERIES                                                                    
When and why do 'British' birds migrate, and where to? How do they successfully navigate?
10. WADERS, WADERS EVERYWHERE    
Wading birds from the UK and overseas can live in nearly every habitat. What do they feed on and where do they live?
11. WILDLIFE AND LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY    
Tips and techniques for successful landscapes and natural history photos

OVERSEAS SHOWS
13. BIRDS OF THE 'SUNSHINE STATE' (FLORIDA, USA)                                                     
Florida probably offers some of the best opportunities for bird photography in the world, and some other wildlife too...

14. BIRDS OF APHRODITES ISLE (CYPRUS)      
Cyprus is one of the top eastern Mediterranean sites for migrating and breeding birds, and other special wildlife too
15. ROMANIA: BEAR MOUNTAINS & THE PELICAN DELTA                                                             
The rich diversity of Romanian wildlife; from Transylvania and the Harghita Mountains, to the phenomenal Danube Delta
16. MAGICAL MALLORCA                                   
The special birds of mountain & wetland in this island gem
17. PIRATES, PELICANS AND POTOOS                                                                                
West Mexico - both the coast and inland - is an exciting winter destination to a huge variety and number of birds...

18. FROM MARRAKECH TO MASSA (BIRDS OF MOROCCO)                  
Exciting birds and stunning scenery, from the snow-capped High Atlas to deserts, and the coast too.
19. SOUTH AFRICAN SAFARI                               
Mammals, birds & fascinating wildlife from Cape Town to Kruger Park

20. CROCODILE BIRDS AND THE SMILING COAST                       
The Gambia is very popular in the winter  -  teeming with migrants, plus exciting and exotic West African birds too
21. OMAN: LAND OF A THOUSAND EAGLES                            
Exciting birds of desert, mountain & wetland; from north (Muscat) to south (Salalah)
22. QUETZAL QUEST: COSTA RICA                           
Exceptional biodiversity in a tiny country - Costa Rican birds, mammals and wildlife of forest and wetland

23. WILDLIFE OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA                  
Peninsular Malaysia - exceptional biodiversity. Mammals, amphibians, reptiles, insects and of course birds.

24. BRAZIL: FROM RIO TO THE PANTANAL (& IGUAZU TOO)
Stunning wildlife and landscapes. The Atlantic rainforest, southern Pantanal and Rio. Plus the spectacular Iguazu Falls in Argentina! 

25. SRI LANKA: THE JEWEL OF THE INDIAN OCEAN              
With many endemics, Sri Lanka qualifies as one of the world's 25 'Biodiversity Hotspots'. Birds and wildlife galore.

26. NAMIBIA: ETOSHA AND THE SKELETON COAST               
A fantastic number and variety of easily - photographable mammals, some exciting birds and unique landscapes - Namibia has it all.

27. ECUADOR: AMAZON AND THE ANDES                
Ecuador has some of the world's finest forests. From the Andean cloudforests to the incomparable Amazon rainforest, all have a rich biodiversity.

28. WILDLIFE 'DOWN UNDER'               
An extravaganza of colourful, rare and unique Australian wildlife, featuring south-eastern Queensland, New South Wales and the 'Top End'.

29. NATIONAL PARKS OF NORTH AMERICA NEW               
Great wildlife in many of the iconic 'mid-west' desert and Rocky Mountains National Parks of Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Wyoming.

PHOTOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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