Each month Birdzilla will profile a different famous birder, of
the past - present - or future.
Paul Konrad is a wildlife biologist who specializes in the study
of birds with 30 years of professional experience as an
ornithologist. He has conducted field research on cranes, hawks,
owls, parrots, seabirds, grassland songbirds, shorebirds, ducks, and
Konrad has been a birder all his life. He works to promote
birding-based tourism and is a seasoned birding tour guide. His work
in wildlife research and tourism has taken him to 44 countries and
all 7 continents of the world.
is also a photographer, writer, and editor. He is the former editor
of WildBird magazine, based in Los Angeles, where he published 96
issues during his 8-year tenure. Paul is one of the most published
wildlife authors in America, with more than 400 popular articles
published to date, along with more than 1,100 published photographs,
22 research publications, 1 book, and 6 web sites.
Today, Paul resides in central North Dakota, the land of his
ancestors, where he operates Wildlife Adventures, an umbrella
business that includes a variety of professional endeavors ranging
from writing and photography to field research on bird populations,
tourism promotions including a series of Birding Drives, and
production of education-based internet materials about birds for
students, teachers, birders, and anyone interested in learning more
about birds. Paul also serves on the Board of Advisors of the Central
Grasslands Research Center.
Central North Dakota is considered by many people to be the
premier birding destination in the Great Plains. Konrad ranked
central North Dakota as the 8th best birding location in North
America among his top 50 birding hotspots. To review Paul Konrad's
Top 50 Birding Hotspots in North America, see: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/1998/wildbird/wildbird.htm
Paul M. Konrad - Wildlife Adventures - Box
226, Kulm, ND 58456
- Telephone: (701) 647-2000 - Cell phone: (701)