Noah Strycker is a 31-year-old writer, photographer, and bird man based near Eugene, Oregon. In 2015, during a quest spanning 41 countries and all seven continents, he set a world record by seeing 6,042 species of birds – more than half the birds on Earth – in one calendar year.He has also written three books, Birding Without Borders (2017), The Thing With Feathers (2014), and Among Penguins (2011), and is Associate Editor of Birding magazine. Full Bio