Jim is Director of the Galveston Ornithological Society, and a professional bird guide.
Raised by an ornithologist, he has been birding nearly 55 years, having traveled all over the world and seen over 6000 species of birds. His graduate work was conducted on bird migration in the Gulf states, which eventually led him to reside in Galveston. Jim has had seven books published, and also publishes a nature newspaper, Gulls n Herons. His latest book is Birdlife of Galveston, available at FeatherFest.