Bruce M. Beehler is an ornithologist, naturalist, and author of many books. A renowned authority on New Guinea, he has visited the island seventy times. His most recent books include North on the Wing: Travels with the Songbird Migration of Spring and Encounters with Nature: Hiking, Biking, and Birding through the Year. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland. Tim Laman is a contributing photographer for National Geographic, with more than twenty feature articles to his name. His photos have also appeared in many books, including the acclaimed Birds of Paradise. In 2016, he was named Wildlife Photographer of the Year. He lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.
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