David has twice won double awards from the Outdoor Writers Guild for Photography and Excellence in Writing, and his photographs regularly win competitions at both local and national levels.
"One of the things I did with the Cornwall Wildlife Trust was to go out on a guided walk.
"You get privileged sights like dormice. They don't tend to come out of hibernation until May. But they are very cute."
David admits that one memorable moment came courtesy of the Cornish chough.
He says: "I was standing on the cliff tops taking pictures of choughs from a distance and one of them came and landed right by my feet.
"It was so close that I couldn't focus on it so I had to stand back a bit, it was that close. If you go to the Lizard Point in mid June, that's when you're going to get the best views of the young choughs."
David says: "Cornwall is a fantastic county. Its people, character and beauty all provide a backdrop against which our natural history thrives. There was no lack of inspiration to guide me through the year."
On Tuesday 30 March David will be doing a book signing from 10am to 1pm; at the Bookshelf, 58 Fore Street, Saltash.
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