John Beaufoy Publishing
September 01, 2020
5.8 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches | 1.65 pounds
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About the Author
Dorjlkhagvajantsan Ganbold is an ornithologist and professional illustrator. Born in a small town in the Khentii mountain range of eastern Mongolia, Dorj grew up birdwatching in the beautiful Kherlen river valley and Khurkh-Khuiten wetlands, leading his first classes in bird illustration in early high school. While at the National University of Mongolia, he conducted research on illustrating birds in the field, including at bird-ringing stations. He has served as a field ornithologist and expert on a number of research projects including Birds of the World and Migratory Birds of Prey. Chris Smith grew up birding in the mountains of western Washington, and after earning his Masters in wildlife conservation from Humboldt State University, he spent four years travelling the globe doing bird field work on five continents. He has published numerous scientific papers on bird biology, and currently teaches for Round River Conservation Studies. Chris has spent several years conducting bird research in Mongolia, including with the Saker Falcon project and the Ulaan-Taiga Protected Areas Administration.