My sincere thanks go to

James Charlick for building the website
Peter Andrease for maintaining the website
James Canton at the University of Essex
Hetty Saunders at the University of Essex
Steve Grimwade for photographs of peregrines. See his website at Swallow Birding
My dear wife Winifred for her help and support and my son, Peter, for his support and walking the walks with us!


Every effort has been made to trace the copyright holders of the material on this website and I hope that no copyright has been infringed. Apology is made and pardon sought if the contrary be the case, and a correction will be made the next time the website is updated.


No endorsement or assistance has been received from any of the publishers¬†of J A Baker’s works or from any of the authors or critics ¬†mentioned.

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