Authors and Contributors

Kenn Kaufman - Essayist

Kenn Kaufman

Kenn Kaufman, best known for his Focus series of bird guides, is one of the most popular birding author in the country. He is field editor for Audubon Magazine and a regular contributor to numerous birding magazines. A devoted conservationist, he works vigorously to promote the appreciation and protection of nature. Other books in his field guide series include the Kaufman Focus Guide to Butterflies and the Kaufman Focus Guide to Mammals. He also wrote the Peterson Field Guide to Advanced Birding, Kingbird Highway, and Lives of North American Birds.

Kenn Kaufman contributed "After an Arctic Season" to Arctic Wings: Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Braided River, 2006).