We are pleased to present our keynote speaker for the American Ornithological Society 2024 (AOS 2024) meeting in Estes Park, Colorado.

Christian Cooper

Vice President, NYC Audubon (soon to be NYC Bird Alliance); board member, Cornell Lab of Ornithology; writer

Christian Cooper is the host and a consulting producer of the National Geographic TV series, Extraordinary Birder, and the author of The New York Times-bestselling memoir, Better Living Through Birding (2023; Random House). He graduated from Harvard University, serving as president of the Harvard Ornithological Club. He is currently a vice president of NYC Audubon (soon to be NYC Bird Alliance), where he advocates for greater, safer access to green spaces for all, with a focus on outreach to youth in underserved communities.