About the Author

Gene Walz


Author

Gene Walz has catalogued exotic birds on every continent save Antarctica, but still has a special place in his heart for the common house sparrow.An avid birder since 1972, Gene collaborated on two books for Nature Manitoba. Birds of Manitoba won the Manitoba Book Awards for Best Illustrated Book and the Seton Award.Professor of Film Studies at the University of Manitoba since 1974, Gene Walz retired in 2012, and lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.