Roger Tory Peterson


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in Jamestown, New York, The United States
August 28, 1908

Died
July 28, 1996

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Roger Tory Peterson was an American naturalist, ornithologist, artist, and educator, and held to be one of the founding inspirations for the 20th century environmental movement.

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Peterson First Guide to Bir...

4.10 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 1986 — 6 editions
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A Field Guide to the Birds ...

4.24 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1979 — 4 editions
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A Field Guide to Mexican Bi...

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“The other creatures with which we share this world have their rights too, but not speaking our language, they have no voice, no vote; it is our moral duty to take care of them.”
Roger Tory Peterson

“Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.”
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“If you don't write it down, it never happened.
- Roger Tory Peterson”
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