Bryan Pfeiffer

Joined: Dec 21, 2012 Last Active: Sep 20, 2023 iNaturalist

I'm a consulting field biologist (and wannabe botanist) specializing in birds, butterflies and dragonflies. A co-founder of the Vermont Butterfly Survey, I now co-curate the Vermont Damselfly and Dragonfly Atlas (

When I'm not outside chasing nature, I'm sometimes inside with graduate students as a lecturer with the University of Vermont’s Field Naturalist Program. Find me elsewhere online at my Substack site ( or writing for the Ideas section of The Boston Globe and a few other publications.

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