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NY Times - RPCV Zaire Breaks Birder Record for New Sightings

In February 2024, Peter Kaestner beat out the competition to document his 10,000th bird species

"On Feb. 9, Peter Kaestner stood in the shadow of majestic Tinuy-an Falls on the Philippine island of Mindanao, on the cusp of a record he’d spent seven decades chasing and worried that he’d arrived too late." Read the full NY Times article

Peter writes for the American Birding Association Planning My Way to 10,000 Birds - The Final Stretch.

Congratulations Peter!!!


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