Bird Academy instructors are united by their love of birds and their passion for helping you learn.

Kevin McGowan
Dr. Kevin McGowan Professional Ornithologist, World Series of Birding Champion
Mya Thompson
Dr. Mya Thompson Instructional Designer, Expert in Animal Communication and Behavior
Sarah Wagner
Dr. Sarah Wagner Professional Ornithologist, Expert in Foraging Behavior
Stephen Kress
Dr. Stephen W. Kress Vice President for Bird Conservation, National Audubon Society
Jennifer Fee Expert in Science Education, Co-author of Citizen Science: 15 Lessons That Bring Biology to Life
Kelly Schaeffer
Kelly Schaeffer Expert in Environmental Education
Lindsay Glasner
Lindsay Glasner Expert in Environmental Education
Most Recent Course: eBird Essentials
Melissa Groo with Her Camera
Melissa Groo Wildlife Photographer, Journalist, Conservationist
Bird Academy instructor Liz Clayton Fuller
Liz Clayton Fuller Scientific Illustrator
Ian Davies
Ian Davies Birding Expert, eBird Project Coordinator
Most Recent Course: eBird Essentials

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