Dr. Roger Lederer, Ornithologist and blog writer

 

Dr. Roger Lederer is Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences at California State University, Chico, whose expertise is ecology, science education, and ornithology. He has published over thirty scientific research papers and fourteen books, including Ecology and Field Biology, Amazing Birds (in seven languages), Latin for Bird Lovers, Birds of New England, Beaks, Pacific Coast Bird Finder, Bird Finder, Bones, and Bird Songs, and The Art of the Bird. Dr. Lederer taught at California State University, Chico for 30 years, served as a consultant, and presented hundreds of public presentations to a wide variety of audiences. He has been consulted by the BBC, National Geographic, National Public Radio, National Canadian Television, the Guinness Book of World Records, The New Yorker, ABC News, The Weather Network, and many other organizations, publications, and individuals for authoritative information on birds via his popular website, Ornithology.com.

 

Dr. Lederer served as Chair of Biological Sciences, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences, Director of the Bidwell Environmental Institute and established and served as the first Endowed Professor of Environmental Literacy.

 

 He is still active, leading bird walks, writing a weekly bird blog, and exploring the world. He has traveled to over 100 countries and has been a guest speaker and naturalist on many cruise ships, speaking on ecology, natural history, and ornithology. He was the keynote speaker for the Snow Goose Festival in Chico, CA and the Swan Festival in Marysville, CA

You are invited to ask questions, suggest blog topics, or just start a conversation, contact me at rlederer@csuchico.edu .