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WINGS Tour Leaders – Chris Wood

Chris Wood

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Chris Wood is one of the leading authorities on bird identification and distribution in North America. He has written and consulted on various books, including both popular literature and scientific literature on North American birds. When not leading tours, Chris works at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, where he runs eBird, an online bird checklist project that gathers millions of bird observations to provide real-time information on bird abundance and distribution at a variety of spatial and temporal scales. Chris has served as photo quiz editor for Birding magazine and as editor for the online bird quizzes hosted by the American Birding Association. Chris currently resides in Ithaca, New York.

Updated: June 2008