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Rob is one of the owner-operators of Sabrewing Nature Tours leading birding and photography trips in the around the world. He is currently the President of the Amos Butler Audubon Society (ABAS) in Indianapolis, Indiana and a board member for Ohio’s Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO). Prior to joining the ABAS and BSBO boards, he served on the executive board of the Indiana Audubon Society for three years as Treasurer and Vice President. He is co-founder of the Indiana Young Birders Club and speaks at a variety of organizations and schools about birds and birding to share his knowledge and experiences in the field. He is also the creator and owner of

Rob loves working with new and experienced birders of all ages and believes that teaching people about birds will not only increase interest in birding but also help them better understand why we must work to protect birds and their habitats. He is the primary bird blogger for Birds & Blooms Magazine. Rob is on the planning committee and is the field trip coordinator for The Biggest Week in American Birding which is the largest birding festival in the United States. He graduated from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business in 2008 with a degree in Marketing and lives with his wife Stephanie in Carmel, Indiana.

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Title: Birding Tour Company Owner, Traveler, and Writer

Organization: Sabrewing Nature Tours

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