LONDON FREE PRESS (CANADA): Birding Takes Flight in New Millennium

Strycker, a 30-year-old full-time birder and bird book author, spent time on all seven continents to amass the historic list.

“Maybe the best part was meeting hundreds of local birders around the world and spending time with them in the field. I discovered that birding has become a truly international pursuit. Just as many birds are facing an uncertain future, interest in them has never been greater.

“I have an optimistic view of the future. Birding is taking flight in this new millennium.”

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