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Roger Tory Peterson

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Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.

— Roger Tory Peterson

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Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.

— Roger Tory Peterson

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Not all is doom and gloom. We are beginning to understand the natural world and are gaining a reverence for life - all life.

— Roger Tory Peterson

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I consider myself to have been the bridge between the shotgun and the binoculars in bird watching. Before I came along, the primary way to observe birds was to shoot them and stuff them.

— Roger Tory Peterson

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I can recognize the calls of practically every bird in North America. There are some in Africa I don't know, though.

— Roger Tory Peterson

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About Roger Tory Peterson

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The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History in Jamestown New York is named in his honor. J. He co-wrote Wild America with James FiRoger Tory Petersonr and edited or wrote many of the volumes in the Peterson Field Guide series on topics ranging from rocks and minerals to beetles to reptiles.

Roger Tory Peterson (August 28 1908 – July 28 1996) 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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