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Nick Athanas

Nick gave up a career in geophysics after the lure of Neotropical birds became too strong to resist. He guides for Tropical Birding, and leads many of their Neotropical tours along with a few other destinations.

Nick did a lot of audio recording early in his career, but later on developed an even greater passion for bird photography. He has contributed many photos to IBC, and also maintains a photo website at All his photos are available on Flickr, for the complete index of over 3200 bird species, click here.

He is the lead author and photographer of Birds of Western Ecuador: A Photographic Guide, published in June 2016.

As of May 23, 2018, Nick is making all his photos available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license (

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Videos, photographs and sound recordings by Nick Athanas

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