Ken and Mike Burrell

Ken Burrell (Photo by Barb Charlton)

Ken Burrell

Ken Burrell has been leading field naturalist outings and guiding personal birding trips since 2000, and is one of Ontario’s leading birders. His birding expeditions have taken him all over Canada and the U.S., as well as on trips to Central America and Europe. An all-around naturalist at heart, Ken is knowledgeable in just about every taxa encountered in Ontario. Ken completed his master’s degree in 2013, where he studied reverse migration in the Pelee region. He now works as a biologist for Natural Resource Solutions Inc., a consulting firm in Waterloo, Ontario.

Mike Burrell

Mike Burrell (Photo by Barb Charlton)

Mike Burrell (Photo by Barb Charlton)

Mike Burrell has been interested in birds since he was able to lift up a pair of binoculars. He completed a bachelor of science degree in biology at Trent University and then obtained a master of science degree in forestry at the University of Toronto.

Since Mike finished school he’s worked for Long Point Bird Observatory, several private environmental consulting firms and Bird Studies Canada. He is now with the Natural Heritage Information Centre (a part of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry).