About the Author
The National Wildlife Federation has been helping to save wildlife and wild places since 1936. With more than 4 million members and supporters and thousands of volunteers across the United States, the NWF is the nation's leading conservation education organization. Tim Gallagher is an award-winning writer, editor, and wildlife photographer. Editor-in-Chief of Living Bird magazine, published by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, he is a lifelong birder and the author of Wild Bird Photography. Kristi Streiffert is a naturalist and award-winning journalist. Her birding articles appear regularly in many publications, including Living Bird and WildBird. Robert M. Brown has made humorous editorial contributions to books and magazines on history, literature, and nature. His work is featured in Reader's Digest's Birds of North America. Sheila Buff is a freelance writer specializing in natural history and the outdoors. She is the author of a number of books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Birdwatching.