Connie Toops is an accomplished nature writer and photographer with three decades of experience documenting natural history subjects. She is the author/principal photographer of nine nature books, including Hummingbirds: Jewels in Flight, Bluebirds Forever, Great Smoky Mountains, and Florida Everglades. She recently co-authored the Peterson Field Guide Hummingbirds and Butterflies. Connie is currently writing and photo illustrating a guide to Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Since 2002 Connie and husband Pat – a former park ranger – have lived at Lost Cove, their personal wildlife haven in Madison County. If you would like to visit Connie, please call first for an appointment.