"Lloyd Nielsen is a naturalist in the tradition of Keartland, Bennett, Carter, Gaukrodger, Savidge and Barnard. His expertise in the field is second to none."
working for the birds and their welfare. The more
people I can get interested in birds, the more
friends they will have."
ornithologist and bushman Lloyd Nielsen independently researches Australia’s
birds, the lesser-known species in particular (e.g. Buff-breasted Button-quail),
and records their distribution, breeding habits and so on.
regularly monitors the health of his local environment and promptly acts to
remedy any impediment (e.g. the invasive weed hymenachne) which would degrade or threaten habitat for birds and
created the two unique regional field guides Birds
of Lamington National Park and
Environs and Birds
of Queensland's Wet Tropics and Great
Barrier Reef; the
Directory of Australian birding Birding
Australia (in two
editions – one for Australians birding at home, the other for visiting
international birders); Birding
Australia Site Guide The
Jewel of Tropical North
A Life Member of BirdLife Australia and Birds Queensland, he acted as referee for HANZAB (The Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds), and is a member of every leading bird club and field naturalists club in Australia and New Zealand.