Kiah is a 20 year old birder who has grown up with the Bruce Peninsula as his backyard. His keen interest in photography sparked his more serious fascination with all things avian. Kiah is the winner of the 2018 Canadian Geographic wildlife photographer of the year (under 17). He is the Bruce County compiler for the Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas, an eBird reviewer for 3 counties and is an active Bruce County lister. Kiah has joined the Board of the Ontario Field Ornithologists and is an active member of the Bruce Birding Club. He leads hikes around the county for both organizations.
Kiah has broken the record for a Ontario Big Year in 2022 and has been in the news as he continues to add to his count.
Listen to his CBC Radio interview with CBC Radio / Read the Owen Sound Sun Times article