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Bird Surveys

Breeding and wintering bird surveys, Barn Owls, and other species specific surveys.
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Bat Surveys

Take forward your planning application and mitigate impacts upon bats.
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Invertebrate Surveys

40,000 species of invertebrate occur in Britain, many rare and endangered.
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Other Surveys

Find out about other surveys offered and how we can help you.
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Welcome to Cove
Ecological Surveys, Cornwall

Mark Tunmore is an ecologist with more than 20 years of experience, based at Church Cove on the Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall. He has developed a reputation for field expertise, reliability and reporting. A highly experienced fieldworker, he has worked on a wide range of development projects and scientific monitoring programmes involving birds, bats, invertebrates, dormice, badgers, otters and reptiles.

Some of the popular services Mark offers include ecological assessments, environmental consultations, ecological surveys, habitat management, bat and barn owl surveys, bird surveys, otter surveys badger survey and invertebrate & reptile surveys.

Cove Ecological Surveys provide bat surveys, barn owl surveys, nesting bird surveys, Invertebrate surveys, Insect surveys, Dormouse surveys and Reptile surveys across Cornwall,Devon, Truro, Bodmin, Falmouth, Penzance and the South West we also undertake bat and barn owl assessments and nesting bird assessments.

If you would like to discuss your requirements further please get in touch.


Over 20 years of field experience as an ecologist, providing multi-disciplinary expertise

Excellent service

Delivering a first class service with fast turnaround times when required.

Flexible working

Happy to work when you need it, including weekends and evenings.


Bat Low Impact Class License holder. Licensed to disturb bats, Barn Owl and Dormouse.

Get in touch

07979 013257

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Our location

The Boat House, Church Cove, Lizard, near Helston, Cornwall, TR12 7PH

Working hours

As required