Eric Dempsey is one of Ireland's leading bird experts. Among his bestselling books are The Complete Field Guide to Ireland's Birds, The Pocket Guide to the Common Birds of Ireland (both co-authored with Michael O'Clery), Birdwatching in Ireland with Eric Dempsey and Ireland's Wildlife Year. He is a team member of the popular 'Mooney Goes Wild' show on RTE Radio 1 and has made numerous TV appearances. Michael O'Clery is one of Ireland's best-known wildlife artists with paintings and illustrations appearing in a variety of books and journals worldwide. Over 600 of his paintings were published in the bestselling The Complete Guide to Ireland's Birds and he has had several solo exhibitions. He lives in County Kerry where he also documents the local birdlife through bird reports and extensive bird surveys.