Nikon Birding ProStaff member Bill Schmoker is known in the birding community as a leading digital photographer of birds. Since 2001 he has built a collection of digital bird photos documenting well over 600 species of North American birds. His photography has appeared in international nature publications, books, newspapers, interpretive signs, web pages, advertisements, corporate logos and as references for art works.
Also a published writer, Bill wrote a chapter for Good Birders Don't Wear White and writes the Geared for Birding column in Winging It (the American Birding Association's newsletter.) Bill is a popular birding guide, speaker and workshop instructor and is an eBird reviewer for Colorado.
Other experiences of Bill's include conducting fieldwork for Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory and serving as president of Colorado Field Ornithologists. Bill teaches middle school science in Boulder, Colorado. When he isn't birding, Bill enjoys family time with his wife and son.