Follow the journey of one special farmer as he works with conservationists on a mission to stop one of the countryside’s most iconic sounds from falling silent, in my new film Keeper of the Call.
Billy Clapham is a zoology graduate and award-winning natural history photographer and filmmaker from rural Lincolnshire, currently working on the BBC ‘watches’.
At the University of Sheffield, Billy completed a research Masters on the behavioural ecology of promiscuity in cooperatively breeding birds. His highlight being a month spent studying long-tailed tits in the field.
As well as a life long passion for birds, Billy loves marine life and is a qualified PADI Dive Master, with experience in diving in the UK and the tropics.
Spending most of 2018 making a short film on curlews, Billy completed an MA in Wildlife Filmmaking at UWE Bristol, leading him into the world of natural history TV, joining the Winterwatch team and soon to be researcher on Springwatch.