Budd Titlow, a professional wildlife biologist and certified wetlands scientist, is an international award-winning nature photographer, writer, and national workshop and field trip leader. He has conducted more than one hundred surveys of wild bird habitats and breeding bird populations throughout the United States. He has authored two other books: Rocky Mountain National Park: Beyond Trail Ridge and Seashells: Jewels from the Ocean. A member of the board of directors for the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA), Budd lives in Tallahassee, Florida. Visit him at buddtitlow.com.