Ashley gained his MSc in Evolutionary Ecology at the University of Exeter and after working with Siberian Jays in Swedish Lapland, moved to UCC where he has been a researcher for the past 3 years and is currently studying for his PhD in seabird ecology.
Cian graduated from UCC in 2012 with a BSc in Zoology, and again in 2013 with an MSc by research. He has spent 18 months as a zoological field assistant with the British Antarctic Survey on Bird Island, South Georgia.
They speak about the enchanting life of researchers on expeditions, the difference between grey seals and harbour seals, the sedate creatures who reside in the Galapagos, the stress of cooking for strangers and much much more. We speak of the All in all, our self proclaimed ‘bird nerds’ take us on a flight so compelling that we wanted more.
The hour also includes music from Bjork, Fleetwood Mac and Stornaway.
Listen to the podcast here
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