Also Professor of Ethno-ornithology, holding a joint position between the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology (Zoology Dept.) and the Institute of Human Sciences (School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography). Director of Studies for Human Sciences at Mansfield College. Main research interests in Ornithology and Ethno-ornithology including evolutionary ecology of woodland birds focusing on ecological adaptation, and what bird folk-names teach us about human perceptions of nature and how these change over time. Co-editor of the book Ethno-ornithology: Birds, Indigenous Peoples, Cultures, and Society, (2010) London: Earthscan (Routledge), and Research Director of EWA: the Ethno-ornithology World Atlas, a project in partnership with Birdlife International. Also a minister in the Church of England.