Author and naturalist Sy Montgomery on BIRDOLOGY
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. (Plato)
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Writing a bad book
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. How ill-at-ease I am with people, but how happy and whole I am around animals.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. The Lion Sleeps Tonight; Pachobel Cannon; Quem Pastores; Glory Days; Dona Nobis Pachem
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. I am frustrated when people assume animals do not think and feel, which is quite common, or that their thoughts and feelings matter less than our own.