John Lusby John established and manages the Raptor Conservation Project through BirdWatch Ireland and is one of the leading bird of prey experts in the country.
Brendan McDonald lives in Ballydesmond and formed the Duhallow Birdwatching Group in 2009.
Michael O'Clery has written and illustrated several best-selling books on the birds of Ireland. He has been involved with the Kerry Barn Owl Survey for four years, as well as a number of other Barn Owl projects and surveys, and a variety of other surveys on wetland and upland bird species. He lives near Castlegregory in Co. Kerry.