Anne Schmauss

Anne Schmauss

Anne Schmauss


Anne Schamuss opened her Wild Birds Unlimited store in Santa Fe in the early 2000s, inspired by her sisters, Geni Krolick and Mary Schmauss, avid birders with a successful Wild Birds franchise in Albuquerque. Schmauss started sharing her birding knowledge in a weekly column for The Santa Fe New Mexican. She has written two books, including a monthly guide to attracting backyard birds. In January, Schmauss sold her shop, turned the column over, and set off for a life of travel (when it’s possible) and relaxation, where she hopes to see many birds.

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