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Dr Richard Seaton
Dr Richard Seaton
Sanctuary
BowraBrooklynCurramoreMount Zero-TaravalePungalina-Seven EmuPiccaninny Plains
Position
Regional Ecologist - North East
Special skills / qualifications
PhD in Zoology (Ecology & management of NZ falcon)
What did you do before AWC?
Before AWC I worked for a wide range of organisations managing threatened species, including the Queensland Governments Threatened Species Unit, The Department of Conservation NZ, The Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, Wingspan Birds of Prey Trust, The Peregrine Fund Madagascar and a large environmental consultancy in NZ.
Favourite animal protected by AWC
Red goshawk, Night parrot, Buff-breasted button quail.
Favourite place on an AWC sanctuary
Looking forward to finding out…
Top three animals you would like to see (or have seen) in the wild
Philippine eagle, Hoatzin, Coxen’s fig parrot
If you could visit any three places on the planet
Bend: Oregon, Pemberton: BC, Ross Ice shelf: Antarctica
Other interesting stuff
Bicycles make me happy, or as H.G. Wells put it: Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.