As a freelance birding and wildlife Tour Leader Kristen Martyn, has led tours both at home in Ontario and abroad. In her role as a Tour Leader Kristen gets to combine two of her passions natural history education and connecting with people- plus we see great birds, wildlife and spectacular scenery.
An avid birdwatcher, Kristen has birded all over North America, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Australia and Southern Africa. She has spent countless hours leading birding tours, birding in the field and taking birding trips. These experiences in the field means that Kristen understand birders as clients and their needs while on tour.
With a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Zoology, in addition to birding, Kristen has an interest and exceptional understanding of a wide range of natural history topics including herpetology (study of reptiles and amphibians), mammals, invertebrates (entomology) and native plants. Kristen is also an avid SCUBA diver and enjoys exploring the diversity and natural history of ocean life.
Kristen completed a post-graduate program in Ecotourism and Adventure Tourism Management. Her education in combination with past experiences in the ecotourism industry has provided her with an understanding of the principals and importance of low-impact and sustainable travel to sensitive areas.
Kristen’s high service standards, flexibility and excellent problem solving skills means that her tour clients are always in good hands.
Interested in collaborating with Kristen on a birding or nature tour? Contact Kristen using the form below.