Vice President of Threatened Species
American Bird Conservancy
Daniel Lebbin is American Bird Conservancy’s (ABC’s) vice president of threatened species, overseeing its programs to protect habitat and reduce threats for our hemisphere’s birds that are most threatened with extinction. He received a B.A. in biology and environmental science and policy from Duke University and a Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology from Cornell University, researching habitat specialization in Amazonian birds. Prior to ABC, Daniel worked for WWF, The Nature Conservancy and the National Zoo, and participated in field research projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. A lifelong birder, Daniel enjoys bird illustration and photography. He co-authored The American Bird Conservancy Guide to Bird Conservation.