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Martin Painter

November 22, 2021

What is birding like here at an age of extinction, global climate change, and global pandemics? World birder MARTIN PAINTER is a retired professor of political science. He was born British, but emigrated to Australia and spent 18 years working in Hong Kong. He currently lives in Canberra, Australia. He has written a birding book like no other. While it certainly tells the stories of some of his great adventures in the field, it also asks what it means to be a birder today: BIRDING IN AN AGE OF EXTINCTIONS.