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I am a biologist, scientific illustrator, nature writer, and birding guide based in Southern California.

I am an experienced senior-level biological consultant available for work throughout the West and Southwest. Find out more about my background and services:

 

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My experience as a biologist informs my work as a scientific illustrator. I specialize in highly-detailed pen-and-ink renderings of wildlife. View and purchase my work:

 

Recent Blog Posts

Red-tailed Hawk Series Monday, July 31, 2017 - I am pleased to announce the completion of the Red-tailed Hawk series, which includes the original pen-and-ink illustration, a version that has been “painted” with a digital tablet, and an infographic describing the species’ natural history. To view the whole series, please click here. You can also select an image below to view its page … Continue reading Red-tailed Hawk Series
Islip Ridge, Little Jimmy, and Windy Gap Monday, July 24, 2017 - I decided yesterday was a good day to traverse some trails I hadn’t done before, so I grabbed my Angeles High Country map and drove up Highway 39. I sought out a trail the map labeled as the “Islip-Wiwona Trail”. There were no signs where the trailhead should be. The area was overgrown with a … Continue reading Islip Ridge, Little Jimmy, and Windy Gap
A Trio of New Wilderness Balloons Monday, July 24, 2017 -   I’ve fallen a little behind on my wilderness balloon reporting. This update adds three to the map, dispersed across a large area of the San Gabriel Mountains. Balloon 16 was found on July 17, 2017 during an evening run up Josephine Fire Road to Josephine Saddle. It was a black mylar balloon with the … Continue reading A Trio of New Wilderness Balloons
Great Horned Owl Series Complete Monday, July 10, 2017 - With the creation of an infographic summarizing its natural history, my series featuring the Great Horned Owl is now complete. This image is available as the original pen-and-ink version, a digitally-colored version, and the infographic version. Prints start at $17 with framing available. Clicking on any of the images below will take you to a … Continue reading Great Horned Owl Series Complete
Great Horned Owl in Color Saturday, July 8, 2017 - I’m pleased to announce the completion of a color version of my recently-completed wildlife illustration: Great Horned Owl in a Tamarisk. Clicking the image below will take you to the image’s page in wildlife.graphics where you can purchase the image itself as a print, or printed on a variety of household items like mugs, towels, … Continue reading Great Horned Owl in Color

I am now the Chiquibul Bird Program Coordinator for Friends for Conservation and Development in Belize.