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Ted Floyd

Ted Floyd, American ornithologist, writer, lecturer. Fellow National Science Foundation, 1991, grantee, 1993; grantee Organization Tropical Studies, 1992. instructor Institute Field Ornithology, 2005-2008; chair education Nevada Partners in Flight, 1999-2000; board directors Western Field Ornithologists, 2001-2007; elder Presbyterian Church, Boulder, 2008-2010.


  • Floyd, Ted was born on April 12, 1968 in Pittsburgh. Son of Edwin Douglas and Mary (Beaty) Floyd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1995.


    • Senior lecturer Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1995. Visiting assistant professor Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1995—1996. Research associate State University of New York, Stonybrook, 1996-1997.

      Career counselor University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1997-1999. Coordinator projects Great Basin Bird Observatory, Reno, 1999—2002. Editor Birding Magazine, American Birding Association, Boulder, Colorado, 2002—2010.

      State coordinator North America Migration Count, Philadelphia, 1998. With Pennsylvania Ornithological Technology Committee, Philadelphia, 1998-1999, Pennsylvania Ornithological Records Committee, Philadelphia, 1998-1999, Nevada Bird Records Committee, Reno, 1999-1902, member, board directors, Western Field Ornithologists, 2001-2007. Colorado Field Ornithologists, 2009-2010.


    • Atlas Of The Breeding Birds Of Nevada
    • Nevada's diverse landscape, which ranges from lofty alpine peaks to marshy wetlands, saline playas, sagebrush-covered steppes, and lush agricultural valleys, is home to a surprising number and variety of bird species.


    Instructor Institute Field Ornithology, 2005-2008. Chair education Nevada Partners in Flight, 1999-2000. Board directors Western Field Ornithologists, 2001-2007.

    Elder Presbyterian Church, Boulder, 2008-2010.


    • Married Kei Sochi, August 5, 1995.
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    Born April 12, 1968
    (age 49)
    • 1990
      Princeton University
    • 1995
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1995
      Senior, lecturer Pennsylvania State University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1995 - 1996
      visiting assistant, professor Williams College
      Williamstown, Kentucky, United States
    • 1996 - 1997
      research associate, State University of New York
    • 1997 - 1999
      career counsel, or University Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1999 - 2002
      coordinator, projects Great Basin Bird Observatory
      Reno, Nevada, United States
    • 2002 - 2010
      editor Birding Magazine
      Boulder, Colorado, United States