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consultant , research scientist , writer

Walther Thiede, German research scientist, consultant, writer. Member of History Science Society, Saxonian Ornithological Society (honorary).


Thiede, Walther was born on December 18, 1931 in Berlin.


Pharmacist, University Frankfurt, Germany, 1959. Doctor of Science, University Bonn, Germany, 1964.


Science delegate Far East, Asta-Werke AG, Bielefeld, Germany, 1966-1968; science delegate Far East, Asta-Werke AG, Kobe/Osaka, Japan, 1968-1973; medical director, Lipha Arzneimittel, Essen, Germany, 1973-1975; director marketing and sales, Kettelhack Riker Pharma GmbH, Borken, Germany, 1976-1979; Chief Executive Officer, University of California, Berkeley Chemie GmbH, Kerpen, Germany, 1979-1987; director sales and medical science, Weimer Pharmaceutical GmbH, Rastatt, Germany, 1988-1994; private researcher, Cologne, since 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Author: BLV Nature Guide Birds, 20 editions, 13 foreign editions, 1976—2010, BLV Nature Guide Waterbirds-Coastal Birds, 7 editions, 6 foreign editions, 1979—2005, BLV Nature Guide-Birds of Prey and Owls, 1999, 5th edition, 2010, Bird-Life in County Oberbergisches Land, 1965, Birds of Prey, 5 editions, 1986—2006. Translator: Bird Migration, 1969, BLV Bird Guide: The Audubon European Guide, 2 editions, 1982, Animal Tracks, 2000. Co-editor: Ornithologische Mitteilungen, 1984-1997.

      Public Ornithologische Mitteilungen, since 1998, member editorial board Blätter aus dem Naumann-Museum, 1996, Beiträge zur Gefiederkunde and Morphologie der Vögel, since 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of History Science Society, Saxonian Ornithological Society (honorary).


Son ofWalther and Elisabeth (Nickel) T. Married Ulrike Schumacher, August 18, 1962 (deceased July 13, 2005).

Ulrike Schumacher