Brian Jackman

Brian Jackman

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Brian Jackman is a freelance journalist and author with a lifelong passion for travel and wildlife. For 20 years he worked for The Sunday Times, during which time he was voted Travel Writer of the Year in 1982. Today his work appears mostly in The Daily Telegraph, and although his travels have taken him around the world he is best known as Britain’s foremost writer on wildlife safaris, having spent more than three years in total under canvas in the African bush. His previous books include The Countryside in Winter, The Marsh Lions (with Jonathan Scott) and Savannah Diaries (the last two also published by Bradt). He is married, with one daughter, and lives in Dorset.

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Wild about Britain: 8 special experiences

Brian Jackman chooses some of his favourite experiences in nature around Britain in these extracts from his new book Wild about Britain

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Mayfly: an extract from Wild About Britain

In this extract taken from his new book Wild About Britain, Brian Jackman writes about his favourite month, and its eponymous insects. 

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Listening for the Hounds of Heaven: an extract from Wild About Britain

In this extract taken from his new book Wild About Britain, Brian Jackman writes about his experience tracking geese on Islay in the Inner Hebrides. 

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