Jonathan C. Slaght

Longlist, 2020 National Book Awards

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.
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Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl

ISBN 9780374228484 Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan Publishers

I saw my first Blakiston’s fish owl in the Russian province of Primorye, a coastal talon of land hooking south into the belly of Northeast Asia . . . No scientist had seen a Blakiston’s fish owl so far south in a hundred years . . . More about this book >

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Jonathan C. Slaght

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 TimesThe Guardian, BBC World Service, NPR, Smithsonian MagazineScientific American, and Audubon magazine, among others. He lives in Minneapolis.

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