David Simpson has lived in France for over 15 years, and now lives and works in the Dordogne region where he leads guided wildlife tours. Previously he worked for over 20 years as a warden on various sites of the coastline of northern England, and more recently he was a warden in Mauritius for the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation at Ile aux Aigrettes. He has published several articles in British Wildlife, Birding Dordogne in the popular BirdGuide series and most recently a complete wildlife guide to Dordogne in the Crossbill Guides collection. David is also the Butterfly Conservation’s European Interest Group contact in Dordogne. An excellent all-round naturalist, he leads several tours to the area and is instrumental in the design of the itineraries as well.