John could be described as an avid bird watcher as he is approaching 6,800 bird species
on his world bird list and has birded in 28 countries, covering 6 continents.
- John has been a leader, co-leader or has advanced a number of international trips
covering Australia, Bolivia, Jamaica, Japan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Uganda. He
has also lead a number of trips for a wide variety of organizations throughout the
- Though he has birded around the world, he very much enjoys birding in the United
- When birding with John, you will find that he is spotting constantly and finds birds
through holes in thick vegetation which you may have missed. He is a handy
resource on any birding trip.
- John has been birding for nearly sixty years and has been planning and plotting bird
trips to every corner of the globe during most of his adult life.
- John has a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Southampton University, England, has
extensive field experience on a number of bird studies, and has spoken to a number
of Audubon and other ornithological groups.