Gerard Gorman

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Author, Birding & Wildlife Guide
Location Budapest, Hungary
Introduction Has been interested in birds, and all wildlife, for as long as he can remember. A very experienced European birding & wildlife guide he founded Probirder ( a guiding service for birders visiting C & E Europe over 20 years ago. His knowledge of the birding sites of the region is second to none, having visited every country from the Baltic in the north to the Black Sea in the south. He is also a widely published author (books listed above). His main ornithological interest focuses on the Picidae (woodpeckers). He is author of the acclaimed handbook Woodpeckers of Europe and also The Black Woodpecker - A monograph on Dryocopus martius. He also maintains blogs on the European species and all world woodpeckers. Gerard has traveled to 5 continents in search of picids and his book WOODPECKERS OF THE WORLD - The Complete Guide, was published in June 2014.
Interests A wide range, including wildlife - butterflies, reptiles, amphibians, birds, especially, picids, piculets, woodpeckers, and I am especially interested in old forest habitats. I have turned my main interests into my occupation, and have guided birders and naturalists from many countries in many countries and written widely on these destinations and the wildlife found there.