Tito Narosky

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BornJune 6, 1932 (1932-06-06) (age 87)
Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tito (Samuel) Narosky (born June 6, 1932) [1] is an Argentine ornithologist and writer. Of the 20 books he has authored or co-authored, Birds of Argentina and Uruguay, a Field Guide is the best known, with over 40,000 copies sold.

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Birding in Patagonia. With Horacio Matarasso and a group. Narosky Birding in Patagonia.JPG
Birding in Patagonia. With Horacio Matarasso and a group.
Narosky in a symposium during the South American Bird Fair 2010 Narosky 2010.JPG
Narosky in a symposium during the South American Bird Fair 2010

Narosky has studied and observed wild birds for more than 50 years, having made over 200 field trips and published hundreds of scientific papers and articles. He is closely associated with Aves Argentinas, the Argentine partner of BirdLife International since 1967, of which he is honorary president. He conducted their first birdwatching courses, edited the journal El Hornero and created the Argentinian Naturalist School. He added five new bird species for the country and one new to science: the white-collared seedeater, as well as records of previously unknown nests. In 2010 he presented the 16° edition of his classical Field Guide and the official Checklist of the Birds of Argentina (with Horacio Matarasso). He is president of the Scientific Assessor Committee of the South American Bird Fair

Aves Argentinas organization

Aves Argentinas / Asociación Ornitológica del Plata, is an Argentine non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conservation and birdwatching. Created in 1916, it is the oldest environmental organization in South America.

BirdLife International is a global partnership of conservation organisations that strives to conserve birds, their habitats, and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources. It is the world's largest partnership of conservation organisations, with over 120 partner organisations.

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Writing the official "Checklist of the Birds of Argentina", 2010 Narosky.JPG
Writing the official "Checklist of the Birds of Argentina", 2010

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