Lauren James

Lauren James is a young South African botanist, passionate about the natural world and understanding how the interactions between organisms and their …

Dr. Melissa Whitecross

Dr Melissa Whitecross is BirdLife South Africa’s Landscape Conservation Programme Manager and is responsible for coordinating this environmental NGO…

Prof Adrian Craig

Adrian Craig is a retired professor of zoology, who spent his working career lecturing at Rhodes University in South Africa. He has also given many…

Paul Turyagumanawe

Paul Turyagumanawe is a Lawyer by profession and a Tour Guide by Occupation. He specializes in the Range-Restricted Highland birds of the Albertine Rift. For…

Abia Atukwatse

Abia is a female Nature guide in Uganda specializing in birds and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Technology and Management. She is passionate…

Dr. Kelsey McCune

Kelsey McCune completed her PhD in animal behavior from the University of Washington in 2018. Her dissertation compared asocial California scrub-jays …

Dr Dayo Osinubi

Dr Dayo Osinubi is an avian behavioural ecologist who enjoys exploring the “how” and “why” questions in nature. He started his career in Nigeria and…

Krista Oswald

Despite not necessarily being a birder (I didn’t even own proper binoculars), I completed an Honours BSc studying Tree Swallows through Dalhousie University in Canada,…

Martim Melo

Martim Melo is an evolutionary biologist based at CIBIO (Research Centre in Biodiversity) and the Natural History and Science Museum, both from the University of…

Rita Fortuna

Rita is a behavioural and evolutionary ecologist from Portugal. She studied Biology at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto (Portugal) and joined…