Bryan Pfeiffer
Field Biologist and Educator, University of Vermont

Bryan Pfeiffer is a field biologist, writer and lecturer at the University of Vermont.

Written by Bryan Pfeiffer

Gone but not forgotten: Ivory-billed woodpecker study skins at Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology. Photo by Joel Sartore/National Geographic

Essay/
The environment
Ghosts and tiny treasures

We are quick to condemn a hunter posing with his prey, but all too slow to cultivate a chronic passion for wild things

Bryan Pfeiffer

Arctic emissary; a Snowy Owl on drift wood, USA. Photo by Donald M. Jones/Minden Pictures/Corbis

Essay/
Biology
The snowy owl

This winter has seen an irruption of snowy owls in the US. What does it mean to see Arctic birds so far from home?

Bryan Pfeiffer