Paul Riss

Paul got started birding at a young age. When his dad was looking for a little more of a connection with his son, he took Paul to a local conservation area with some bird seed. That day, a Black-capped Chickadee landed on Paul’s hand and a birding monster was born. He has continued to watch birds since then.

Paul has become a well-known North American birder, but still only calls himself, “pretty good.” He is a board member of the American Birding Association.  He  starred in the CBC documentary 'Rare Bird Alert'. Everything he does in the birding world is to promote it to a wider audience, change the way people view birding, birders and to promote bird conservation.

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