Don Freiday

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Environment
Occupation Wildlife Ecologist specialized in human dimensions
Location Cape May, NJ, United States
Introduction [Try viewing the web version for more info about me, services offered, helpful links, twitter feed, etc.] A wildlife professional for 32 years, with a career including the Cape May Bird Observatory; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; NJ Audubon; Rutgers U.; Hunterdon Cty, NJ Parks; and the NJ Div.of Fish and Wildlife. Specialized in the human dimensions of wildlife conservation, with substantial habitat management, academic, and wildlife research experience. Operated a MAPS banding station for many years, a past member of the NJ Bird Records Committee, past editor of Records of New Jersey Birds, and board member of the NJTWS for 6 years. Traveled to 49 states, 12 countries, and 5 continents, mostly as a birding tour leader. Competed in the NJ World Series of birding for 25 years, as a member of winning teams several times; in the Great Texas Birding Classic 4 times, winning once; and in Israel’s Champions of the Flyway event. Written over 1000 articles, 2 books and 3,000 blog posts, virtually all on some aspect of nature. Free-time pursuits include birding, hunting, traditional archery, photography, kayaking and training retrievers. Especially proud of my two adult sons.
Interests Birding, Photography, Hunting, Fishing, Shooting, Backpacking, Canoeing, Basketball (formerly), Baseball, Cycling, Cooking, Writing.
Favorite Movies The Shootist, Robin Hood (with Errol Flynn), American Sniper, Idiocracy, Office Space.
Favorite Music All.
Favorite Books From Here to Eternity and anything Hemingway.