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About the authors

Kellye Rosenheim grew up in Louisiana where she was surrounded by all manner of wildlife, but took up birdwatching in New York City’s Central Park.  She has led walks for the Nature Conservancy and New York City Audubon where she now works.

Deborah Rivel is an award-winning independent wildlife film producer/director who has been interested in birds and wildlife, and their conservation most of her life. Since 2004, she has been creating nature-focused products, including the first Peterson Field Guides apps for iPhone, ringtones and streaming nature sounds for mobile devices via her company She founded and leads the Strathmere Plover Project which helps NJFWS monitor and do public outreach for beach-nesting birds. Raised in New Jersey, she is a longtime resident of NYC and also near birding hotspot, Cape May, New Jersey.  Deb is a board member of Audubon New York, Friends of Birdlife International and Birdnote. She also serves on the BirdLife Advisory Group. An avid bird photographer who regularly explores the wilds of NYC and the New Jersey beaches for subjects. She has traveled to six continents in search of birds.

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