Erin Taylor is twenty three years old and originally from Gloucester, UK. Erin is a very keen bird ringer and her passion derives from her love of European Storm Petrels, Hydrobates pelagicus. In fact her ability to call like one is awesome! Erin came out of Bristol University with a First Class Masters Degree in Zoology.
Following in the footsteps of her bird ringing father, who played a huge part of her ringing progression. Erin arrived on the island of North Ronaldsay, Orkney, UK in July 2016 after having spent the previous year on Skokholm, Pembrokeshire, Wales, where she headed up the Storm Petrel project and helped with the Manx Shearwater, Puffinus puffinus work. Erin played an integral part in the ringing programme on North Ronaldsay last Autumn and was rewarded when she and her Father managed to trap and ring a Hoopoe. Erin is a very competent field birder as well, boasting a good variety of scarce and rare finds.