Peter Menkhorst got hooked on birding at age seven and is
now a zoologist at the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental
Research. He has been involved in a number of major publications,
including co-authoring A Field Guide to the Mammals of
Australia (OUP) with Frank Knight. He was awarded the
Australian Natural History Medallion in 1998.
Danny Rogers started birding when he was four years old, and regrets those wasted first four years. He is a waterbird ecologist at the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, is author or co-author of many papers, and prepared many of the plumage sections in the Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds (OUP).
Rohan Clarke is an ecologist and ornithologist at Monash University. He enjoys birding remote island outposts and leading pelagic excursions to watch seabirds, and was co-author of Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations (CSIRO Publishing).
Jeff Davies is a lifelong birder who completed a Fine Arts Painting Major at Caulfield Institute of Technology. He has contributed artwork for a number of publications, including the Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds (OUP).
Peter Marsack trained as a zoologist but has also worked extensively as a natural history artist and illustrator. He was an artist for the multi-Volume Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds (OUP), and a prize-winner in the inaugural Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize.
Kim Franklin, BA (Fine Art) has had an interest in birds throughout his life. His illustrations have featured in a number of publications including the Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds (OUP) and Raptors of the World (Helm).