John Carlyon is a practising veterinarian who has had a lifelong interest in ornithology, with nocturnal birds being a particular passion. Many of his articles and photographs have appeared in a variety of publications over the years.
|Penny Meakin, a well-known artist and illustrator, contributed extensively to field work and photography, and illustrated the book. More of Penny's artwork can be seen at gamebirdart.co.za||Hugh Chittenden well-known for his knowledge of forest birds and other species, as well as his outstanding bird photography, kindly contributed many excellent photographs for the book. Visit Hugh's website at www.birdinfo.co.za||Warwick Tarboton, renowned ornithologist, photographer and author was the ornithological consultant and also contributed many unique photographs for the book. Warwick's superb bird photographs will be found at www.warwicktarboton.co.za|