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Mark Welch

BSc, PhD

“Mark was knowledgable, accessible and fun to be with [and] also really sensitive to the needs and interests of individual members of the group... Mark's interest in bees in addition to birds was a delightful surprise”


- ACE customer on a 2022 tour with Mark Welch


Mark Welch, PhD, was a research scientist in the Department of Earth Sciences at the Natural History Museum in London for over 25 years. He has a PhD in geosciences from Edinburgh University, and taught crystallography at Cambridge University for nine years. Mark has led many field trips in the UK as a geologist and naturalist, and is currently involved in surveying bees and flies for a wide range of sites in East Anglia.

Mark-Welch Research scientist and Tour Director Mark Welch

Tours with Mark Welch

Sardinia: Birds, Flowers & Nuraghi
Sardinia: Birds, Flowers & Nuraghi | April 2024
9th Apr - 16th Apr 2024Tour Directors: Mark Welch & Harriet Allen£2495

Wild & Ancient Islay & Jura
Wild & Ancient Islay & Jura | June 2024
18th Jun - 25th Jun 2024Tour Director: Mark Welch£2495

Wildlife & Walking in Norfolk: Summer Tour
Wildlife & Walking in Norfolk: Summer Tour | July 2025
7th Jul - 11th Jul 2025Tour Director: Mark Welch£1995

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