Ted Floyd, Editor of Birding Magazine, Adds Great Fun and Perspective to Any Birding Trip
Ted Floyd is the Editor of Birding magazine, the flagship publication of the American Birding Association (ABA).
Ted is an Instructor
with the ABA's Institute for Field Ornithology
, and he
is a frequent speaker at bird festivals and other birding events.
has led birding trips throughout North America, birded around the world, and has led trips to several international destinations.
Ted has a B.A. in Biology (Princeton University) and a Ph.D. in Ecology (Penn State University).
headed up the Nevada Breeding
Bird Atlas for the Great Basin Bird Observatory before working for over a decade at the American Birding Association
is a widely published author, with nearly 150 articles on birds and other topics in natural history.
is also the senior author of
the Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Nevada (2007), the Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America (2008), and a recently
released beginner's guide called Let's Go Birding! (2009).
has broad interests in birding and ornithology, especially as they relate to conservation and management.
on the Board of Directors for Colorado Field Ornithologists, and he recently served two terms on the Board of Directors for Western
In recent years, Ted
participated in the creation of Bird Conservation Plans for Partners
in Flight and is involved
in the production of Eco-Regional Plans for The Nature Conservancy.
is currently involved in efforts to describe the nocturnal flight calls of migrating birds in western North America.
In all his
is interested in promoting partnerships that depend on the active contributions of amateur field ornithologists.
A former resident of Nevada and Pennslyvania, Ted
currently lives in Colorado with his
wife Kei, daughter Hannah, and son Andrew.