Mike Parr

Vice President and Chief Conservation Officer, American Bird Conservancy

Mike Parr is the Vice President and Chief Conservation Officer of the American Bird Conservancy. He joined the organization in 1996 after graduating from University of East Anglia, UK, and working for BirdLife International. He has authored three books: Parrots – A Guide to the Parrots of the World, Important Bird Areas in the United States, and The American Bird Conservancy Guide to Bird Conservation, along with numerous articles and papers. He is on the committees of ProAves Colombia and is Chair of the Alliance for Zero Extinction.