David Ascanio is Venezuela's top field birder. He has traveled throughout Venezuela and elsewhere in the neotropics. He runs his own travel agency in Venezuela and has led bird tours for Victor Emanuel Nature Tours for more than twenty years.
Gustavo Rodriguez is an experienced amateur birdwatcher based in Caracas.
Robin Restall is the senior author and illustrator of the acclaimed Birds of Northern South America, and was also author of Munias and Mannikins.