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Jonathan C. Slaght

Jonathan C. Slaght
Sergey Avdeyuk

Jonathan C. Slaght is the Russia and Northeast Asia coordinator for the Wildlife Conservation Society, where he manages research projects on endangered species and coordinates avian conservation activities along the East Asia–Australasian Flyway from the Arctic to the tropics. His annotated translation of Across the Ussuri Kray, by Vladimir Arsenyev, was published in 2016, and his work has been featured by The New York Times, The Guardian, the BBC World Service, NPR, Smithsonian Magazine, Scientific American, and Audubon magazine, among others. He lives in Minneapolis.


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Owls of the Eastern Ice

Jonathan C. Slaght
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A field scientist and conservationist tracks the elusive Blakiston's Fish Owl in the forbidding reaches of eastern Russia

I saw my first Blakiston’s fish owl in...

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Available 08/04/2020