Alan Poole with an Osprey
Dr. Alan Poole Retired Editor: Birds of North America, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Alan Poole, an Associate of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, was editor of the Birds of North America life history series (18 volumes, 18,000 pages) for 22 years. He lives along the Westport River estuaries in southeastern Massachusetts, has been studying Ospreys for over 35 years, and has written two books on the species.