Deborah Allen
THE FILE 5,000+ 35mm.
OVERVIEW Birds are the primary focus of the collection.
NATURAL HISTORY More than 600 species of birds, including more than 350 species in North America. Coverage of common backyard and feeder birds, songbirds, raptors (falcons, hawks and owls), herons, shorebirds, gulls, terns, pelagic birds, waterfowl, woodpeckers, flycatchers, and 37 species of wood warblers. Some mammals and butterflies.
SPECIALTIES North American birds: Crisp, uncluttered closeups, behaviors, accurate identifications. Urban wildlife.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS New York State, including New York City. New Jersey. Connecticut. Florida. Southeast Arizona. Northwest Washington State. Southwest British Columbia. Ontario. North Dakota. Utah. Thailand. Nepal. Malaysia. Costa Rica. Ecuador. Israel.
RECENT COVERAGE New York State: More than 300 species of birds; New York City wildlife, including more than 250 species of birds, gray squirrels, chipmunks, raccoons, red-tailed hawks nesting on Fifth Avenue and in Riverside Park, Central Park eastern screech owls, peregrine falcons nesting on buildings and bridges, urban nesting American kestrels, Pelham Bay Park, Van Cortlandt Park, New York Botanical Garden (including nesting great horned owls and Cooper's hawks), Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Florida: Circle B Bar Reserve, Corkscrew Swamp, J.N. "Ding" Darling NWR, Everglades NP, Fort DeSoto Park, Myakka River State Park, Oscar Scherer State Park, Venice Heron Rookery, barred owl, limpkin, osprey, purple gallinule, red-shouldered hawk, roseate spoonbill, sandhill crane, Florida scrub jay, white pelican, snail kite and wood stork. Utah: Ferruginous hawk, prairie falcon, Say's phoebe, black phoebe, vermillion flycatcher, mountain chickadee, American dipper. Ontario: American marten, gray jay, evening grosbeak, red fox. Washington State/British Columbia: Black-footed albatross, pigeon guillemot, northern fulmar, bald eagle, snowy owl, black oystercatcher, black turnstone, sandhill crane, Hutton's vireo, pacific-slope flycatcher. Ecuador: Tanagers, hummingbirds, ducks, etc. Malaysia: Sunbirds, hornbills, kingfishers, oriental honey buzzard, bee-eaters, bulbuls. Thailand: Migrating raptors, trogons, babblers, bulbuls, kingfishers, thrushes, old world flycatchers. Israel: White stork, honey-buzzard, hoopoe, old world warblers. Nepal: Owls, songbirds and raptors including steppe eagles, lammergeiers, vultures and black kites.
CREDITS Magazines/Newspapers: Africa Birds & Birding, American Birds, Avenue, Bird Watcher’s Digest, Birder's World, BirdWatching (cover), Birding, Birding Asia, Birds and Blooms, Birds and Blooms Extra, Defenders, GRIT, Kingbird (cover), Islands, Hawk Mountain News, Mass. Audubon Connections, National Geographic Explorer, National Parks, National Wildlife, Natural History, New York Daily News, New York Post, New York Times, North American Birds, Professional Women Photographers, Puddler, Quebec Oiseaux, Smokies Life, Spider, Terre Sauvage, Universum, Urban Audubon, WildBird, Wildlife Conservation, Winging It, Zoogoer. Author/Photographer: "Red-tails Take Manhattan" (Birder’s World). Books: Henry N. Abrams, Adventure Publications, BBC Books, Bloomsbury Publishing, Christopher Helm, Clarkson Potter, D & G Publishing (Timber Press), Great Smoky Mountains Association, Graphic Arts Center, Hampton-Brown, Heinemann Library, Mastervision, McGraw-Hill, Northword, Rodale, Rourke Publishing, Stackpole. Author: Puffins (Creative Co.). Calendars: Audubon Songbirds Wall Calendar, Audubon Birds Gallery, Gladstone Songbirds & Birdsong, Sanibel-Captiva Nature. Exhibits: American Museum of Natural History, Florida Aquarium, Henry Luce Nature Observatory, Indiana State Museum, Las Vegas Springs Preserve Museum. Advertising/Corporate: Turner Broadcasting public relations. Websites: American Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Smithsonian magazine. Member: NANPA.
COMMENTS Stock and assignment photographer. Natural history writer. All subjects accurately captioned. All captive subjects clearly identified.
NONEDITORIAL SERVICES AV presentations for bird clubs, photography clubs, libraries, civic groups and retirement communities: "Birds of Central Park," "Birds of New York City," "Birding Hot Spots of Thailand and Malaysia," "Birding East & West," "What is a Warbler?" and "Warbler Identification."
Deborah Allen
PO Box 622366

Bronx NY 10462

718 828-8262

available on request


Herring Gull with clam in March. Herring Gulls drop shellfish and crustaceans to break open the shell.
Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis) in late February.

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