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. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. King Kong--I was always rooting for him to win!
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. research, which may involve swimming with pink dolphins, dancing with a famous cockatoo, hiking into cloud forests in search of tree kangaroos, or searching for tigers on elephant back.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. right here in Hancock, NH--but not at my computer!
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Yannan, the paleolithic shaman from Reindeer Moon by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas