Matthew Power was an award-winning freelance journalist and contributing editor at Harper’s. Soon after filing this story, he died of heat stroke on a reporting trip in Uganda while hiking the uppermost reaches of the Nile.
July 23, 2014 — Neil Hayward spent most of 2013 crisscrossing the continent on a quest to see as many bird species as he could in a calendar year. When it was all over, he’d seen more than anyone–ever–and broken the Big Year record.
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