Roger Tory Peterson

On Our Website: Video Podcasts!

Richly illustrated with paintings, photographs, and sound recordings of featured birds, these video podcasts are an entertaining and educational supplement to the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America. You may view and download three hours of podcasts from our web site. Choose from the cateogries below:

Family Overviews Species Profiles Biography Tutorials

Honors

“Roger Tory Peterson‚ the artist‚ the photographer‚ the writer‚ the guide who turned the skies into a cathedral for the worship of living things . . . [is] one of America’s most talented men.”
— PETER JENNINGS‚ ABC World News Tonight‚ recognizing Roger Tory Peterson as Person of the Week‚ November 4‚ 1994

Southern Connecticut State University‚ Doctor of Humane Letters‚ 1991

Bates College‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1991

MacMurray College‚ Doctor of Arts‚ 1989

University of Connecticut‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1987

Memorial University of Newfoundland‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1987

Long Island University‚ Doctor of Arts‚ 1987

Yale University‚ Doctor of Humane Letters‚ 1986

State University of New York‚ Doctor of Fine Arts‚ 1986

Middlebury College‚ Doctor of Fine Arts‚ 1986

Connecticut College‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1985

Bloomsburg University‚ Doctor of Letters‚ 1985

University of Hartford‚ Doctor of Fine Arts‚ 1981

Skidmore College‚ Doctor of Humane Letters‚ 1981

Gustavus Adolphus College‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1978

Amherst College‚ Doctor of Humane Letters‚ 1977

Hamilton College‚ Doctor of Humanities‚ 1976

Colby College‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1974

Wesleyan University‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1970

Fairfield University‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1967

Allegheny College‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1967

Ohio State University‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1962

Franklin and Marshall College‚ Doctor of Science‚ 1952

Introducing the founder of our field guide series:
Roger Tory Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson, the artist, the photographer, the writer, the guide who turned the skies into a cathedral for the worship of living things ... [is] one of America's most talented men.

- PETER JENNINGS, ABC World News Tonight, recognizing Roger Tory Peterson as Person of the Week.

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