Tim Gallagher

Tim Gallagher is an author, wildlife photographer, and magazine editor, currently editor-in-chief of Living Bird, the magazine of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. He lives in Freeville, New York. He helped bring to light the only living images of an Imperial ever taken; when Cornell released the recently rediscovered 1950’s footage, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0OCd6b1aXU, it drew over 100,000 viewers in a few days.

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Explorer and naturalist Tim Gallagher is obsessed with rare birds. A decade ago, Gallagher was one of the rediscoverers of the legendary ivory-billed woodpecker, which most scientists believed had been extinct for more than half a century—an event that caused an international stir. Now, in Imperial Dreams, Gallagher once again hits the trail, journeying deep into Mexico’s savagely beautiful Sierra Madre Occidental, home to rich wildlife, as well as to Mexican drug cartels, in a...

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Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. In Patagonia.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I'd like to be a Peregrine Falcon, soaring and diving across the entire sky.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Fish and chips.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Someone to Watch Over Me," "Desolation Row," "In My Life," "Heartbreak Hotel," "One for My Baby."

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