Meet the team

Your sightings are vital to our work and help the projects to come alive. Behind the scenes there are a team of people helping to ensure all the records are accurately processed, safely stored and available for use.


Kane Brides
Coordinates the group’s activities and leads on the sightings databases for Barnacle Geese and Coot.

Scott Petrek
Oversees the Black-headed Gull database along with managing social media, the website and newsletters.

Stephen Vickers
The brains behind the automated reporting app, allowing observers to receive instant life histories.

Heather Dixon
As part of her role with BASC, Heather coordinates sightings collected as part of Project Penelope (Wigeon)


There are many other people working with the group, providing support with a variety of tasks from ringing to data analysis. Some of them are on Twitter, and you can follow their work on the links below.

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