Ross Hawkins, a former Olympic rower, exchanged his oar for a career as a Field Guide. Never looking back, he has made big strides in the guiding industry. Ross recently qualified as a Professional Field Guide and Professional Trails Guide, one of the highest-ranking qualifications in the industry. Apart from his love for nature, he has an extreme passion for Birding. Currently based in Makuleke, one of southern Africa’s birding hotspots, Ross lives in paradise – surrounded by everything he loves most.

With Ross’s passion for Birds, he will make everyone with similar interest, fall in love with the subject. We hope you enjoy as Ross takes you on a journey of discovery as he talks about all the fascinating things about Makuleke, Birds and their behavior!