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Originally from Manchester, Paul moved to Sheffield to study Natural Environmental Science at university, specialising in wildlife conservation in the UK. After a year working in the USA Paul returned to Sheffield to work as an Environmental Science lecturer until he moved into wildlife photography full time. Paul focuses on wildlife conservation issues within his photography and works for a number of wildlife conservation bodies. He is Natural England's species photographer for the East Midlands and Peak District.


Today he travels around the world but is never happier than when he is working in the Peak District and Northern Britain, the demands on the photographer are harder, but the rewards are greater. Paul uses both his images of wildlife and his training as an environmental
Mute swan (Cygnus olor) cygnet looking out from between parents feathers, Dorset, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) cygnet looking out from between parents feathers, Dorset, UK
Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) pair mating, Camargue, France - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) pair mating, Camargue, France
Short eared owl (Asio flammeus) on fence post, South Yorkshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Short eared owl (Asio flammeus) on fence post, South Yorkshire, UK
Red deer (Cervus elaphus) silhouetted in autumn, Peak District, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Red deer (Cervus elaphus) silhouetted in autumn, Peak District, UK
Pyramidal orchid (Anacamptis pyramidalis), Yorkshire, England, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Pyramidal orchid (Anacamptis pyramidalis), Yorkshire, England, UK
Common spotted orchid flowering in meadow {Dactylorhiza fuchsii} Derbyshire, England, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Common spotted orchid flowering in meadow {Dactylorhiza fuchsii} Derbyshire, England, UK
Bee orchid (Ophrys apifera) group up of flower, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Bee orchid (Ophrys apifera) group up of flower, Derbyshire, UK
Burnt tip orchid (Neotinea ustulata) flowers, Peak District NP, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Burnt tip orchid (Neotinea ustulata) flowers, Peak District NP, Derbyshire, UK
Female Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) in oak tree, Gloucestershire, uk - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Female Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) in oak tree, Gloucestershire, uk
Female Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) plucking a grey partridge in a field, Gloucestershire, uk - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Female Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) plucking a grey partridge in a field, Gloucestershire, uk
Female sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) plucking a wood pigeon in a field, Gloucestershire, uk - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Female sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) plucking a wood pigeon in a field, Gloucestershire, uk
Female sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) plucking a wood pigeon in a field, Gloucestershire, uk - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Female sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) plucking a wood pigeon in a field, Gloucestershire, uk
Brown Bear mother and cubs (Ursus arctos), behind tree, Finland - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Brown Bear mother and cubs (Ursus arctos), behind tree, Finland
Otter {Lutra lutra} adult male swimming in river, UK, captive - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Otter {Lutra lutra} adult male swimming in river, UK, captive
Dorsal view of a Red Kite (Milvus milvus) flying / diving, Wales, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Dorsal view of a Red Kite (Milvus milvus) flying / diving, Wales, UK
Bee {Colletes sp} flying to Himalayan balsam flower {Impatiens glandulifera} Peak District NP, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Bee {Colletes sp} flying to Himalayan balsam flower {Impatiens glandulifera} Peak District NP, Derbyshire, UK
Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) with summer coat, climbing a tree, Scotland, uk - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) with summer coat, climbing a tree, Scotland, uk
King parrot (Alisterus scapularis) male hanging upside-down in tree, Lammington National Park, Queensland, Australia - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / King parrot (Alisterus scapularis) male hanging upside-down in tree, Lammington National Park, Queensland, Australia
Common european toad {Bufo bufo} on moorland, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Common european toad {Bufo bufo} on moorland, UK
Dandelion (Taraxacum vulgaria) seed heads in a field, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Dandelion (Taraxacum vulgaria) seed heads in a field, Derbyshire, UK
Great-crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) on water, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Great-crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) on water, Derbyshire, UK
European Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus) running, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / European Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus) running, Derbyshire, UK
Bank vole {Clethrionomys glareolus} among autumn leaves and moss, Peak District NP, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Bank vole {Clethrionomys glareolus} among autumn leaves and moss, Peak District NP, Derbyshire, UK
Slow worm (Anguis fragilis) viewed from above on a stone, Peak District NP, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Slow worm (Anguis fragilis) viewed from above on a stone, Peak District NP, UK
Grey heron in park {Ardea cinerea} UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Grey heron in park {Ardea cinerea} UK
Common kingfisher {Alcedo atthis} dead in ice, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Common kingfisher {Alcedo atthis} dead in ice, Derbyshire, UK
Merlin {Falco columbarius} male perched on post in purple heather with bird prey, Peak District NP, Derbyshire, UK Captive. - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Merlin {Falco columbarius} male perched on post in purple heather with bird prey, Peak District NP, Derbyshire, UK Captive.
European river otter {Lutra lutra} among seaweed, Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / European river otter {Lutra lutra} among seaweed, Isle of Mull, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK
Meadow cranesbill (Geranium pratense) in flower, Peak District, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Meadow cranesbill (Geranium pratense) in flower, Peak District, UK
Small copper butterfly (Lycaena phlaeas) backlit, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Small copper butterfly (Lycaena phlaeas) backlit, Derbyshire, UK
Mute swan (Cygnus olor) cygnet looking out from between parents wings, Dorset, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) cygnet looking out from between parents wings, Dorset, UK
Adder (Vipera berus) female with young, Yorkshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Adder (Vipera berus) female with young, Yorkshire, UK
Common spotted orchids (Dactylorhiza fuschii) in flower, Peak District, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Common spotted orchids (Dactylorhiza fuschii) in flower, Peak District, UK
Early purple orchids (Orchis mascula) in flower, Cressbrook Dale, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Early purple orchids (Orchis mascula) in flower, Cressbrook Dale, Derbyshire, UK
Common spotted orchids (Dactylorhiza fuschii) in flower, Peak District, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Common spotted orchids (Dactylorhiza fuschii) in flower, Peak District, UK
Early purple orchids (Orchis mascula) in flower, Cressbrook Dale, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Early purple orchids (Orchis mascula) in flower, Cressbrook Dale, Derbyshire, UK
Long-eared owl (Asio otus) in larch, captive, Yorkshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Long-eared owl (Asio otus) in larch, captive, Yorkshire, UK
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) male bringing fish to nest, Finland, Europe - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) male bringing fish to nest, Finland, Europe
Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) swimming, Finland, Europe. - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) swimming, Finland, Europe.
Grass snake (Natrix natrixin) hatchling in grasses, Oxfordshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Grass snake (Natrix natrixin) hatchling in grasses, Oxfordshire, UK
Red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus) male amongst purple flowering heather, Peak district, Derbyshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus) male amongst purple flowering heather, Peak district, Derbyshire, UK
Wild flower meadow in city centre, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK, August 2009 - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Wild flower meadow in city centre, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK, August 2009
Wild flower meadow in city centre, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK, August 2009 - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Wild flower meadow in city centre, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK, August 2009
Wild flower meadow in city centre, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK, August 2009 - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Wild flower meadow in city centre, Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK, August 2009
Short eared owl (Asio flammeus) sitting on fence post, South Yorkshire, UK - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Short eared owl (Asio flammeus) sitting on fence post, South Yorkshire, UK
Common crane (Grus grus) tail feathers, rear view, Lake Hornborga, Sweden. April. - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Common crane (Grus grus) tail feathers, rear view, Lake Hornborga, Sweden. April.
Common crane (Grus grus) drinking, Lake Hornborga, Sweden. April. - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Common crane (Grus grus) drinking, Lake Hornborga, Sweden. April.
Common lizard (Lacerta vivipara) head close up in moss, Peak District, England, UK. - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Common lizard (Lacerta vivipara) head close up in moss, Peak District, England, UK.
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