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"It was a great tour, with wonderful leaders and a very congenial group of birders. Thoroughly enjoyable. Great leadership from both Tom Johnson and Ned Brinkley, warm and convivial fellow participants, exciting birding, and the chance to see a lot of Colorado."

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NED BRINKLEY: Field Guides Leader

Ned Brinkley has been birding with passion since 1971, when a luminous Prothonotary Warbler in the Great Dismal Swamp set the course of his life permanently. Vocationally, he has been a professor of European literature and film (at University of Virginia), General Manager of boutique Hotel Cape Charles, Director of Manufacturing at New Ravenna Mosaics & Stone, owner-operator of Sterling House Bed & Breakfast, editor-in-chief for 20 years of North American Birds, and an author of many articles and books on birds and birding, among them the National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Birds of North America. He began leading field trips in 1980 and guiding tours in 1993, working for several companies before coming to Field Guides from 1998 through 2011. He's delighted to be called back into service to lead or co-lead occasional Field Guides tours (Colorado and France as 2018 examples), and we are delighted (as we know you will be) to get out in the field with Ned again!

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