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In Birds, An Acclaimed Artist Finds Both Companions and Muses
Offbeat  (tags: animals, art, birds, paintings )

- 6 hours ago -
Hunt Slonem's new book of mesmerizing avian paintings is a testimony to a life spent drawing and cherishing birds.
The Genius of Birds By Jennifer Ackerman Review âEUR" a Celebration of Avian Intelligence
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds )

- 18 hours ago -
An entertaining look at breeds as various as the flightless kagu and clever corvids
Twelve Rare Parrots Stole From Dandenong North Aviary
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, birds )

- 1 day ago -
Two exotic birds are still missing after 12 were stolen during a daylight robbery on a Melbourne aviary last week.
This Part of Alabama's Dauphin Island Is for the Birds
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- 1 day ago -
Spring bird migration is underway, and AlabamaâEUR(TM)s Dauphin Island is considered one of the top four birding destinations in all of North America.
A New Graphic Novel Chronicles the Adventures of John James Audubon
Offbeat  (tags: books, birds, wildlife )

- 5 days ago -
The naturalist and artist is depicted like you've like never seen him before. Here's an inside peek.
Maine's First Known Vermilion Flycatcher Captured Live on Hog Island Web Cam
Offbeat  (tags: protection, wildlife, birds )

- 7 days ago -
Thousands of miles off course, the bird took a rest-on an Osprey nest.
Researchers at Stanford Create New Method for Recording Bird Flight in 3D VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, birds, flight )

- 15 days ago -
WeâEUR(TM)re trying to figure out how birds are capable of flying so well in these complex, turbulent environments and a lot of that comes from how they deform the shape of their wings, left versus right, to adjust to gusts quickly
[WATCH] Masked Poachers Caught Red-Handed, 20 to Face Charges
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, animals, birds, poachers )

- 16 days ago -
Poachers wearing masks like bank robbers to avoid identification before hiding in building ... only for them to subsequently leave with their faces uncovered and in full view of birdwatchers.
How Feather Lady Roxie Laybourne Cracked the Deadly Problem of Planes and Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, birds, feathers )

- 25 days ago -
The Smithsonian scientist combined her eye for microscopic detail with a lifelong interest in engines to found the field of forensic ornithology.
A New Exhibit Puts a Modern Spin on the Renowned Birds of America Paintings
Offbeat  (tags: animals, art, birds )

- 26 days ago -
A Los Angeles gallery is highlighting contemporary paintings inspired by two artistic giants: Larry Rivers and John James Audubon himself.
Happinest Is Rehabbing Hummers.
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, humans, birds, hummingbirds )

- 35 days ago -
It's not uncommon for our songbird rehabber, Sherry Teas, to intake hummingbirds that are lethargic and unable to fly, yet showing no signs of physical injury. One thing Sherry has noticed with each of these hummingbirds is their red droppings
Birds Are Important
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, birds )

- 37 days ago -
Birds are important to us in ways we are only beginning to understand. Here are just a few ways that birds matter -- not just to us, but to the world.
Bahrain Returns Over 1,000 Rare Birds Smuggled From Pakistan
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, birds, smuggling )

- 45 days ago -
Over a thousand rare birds, including baby parrots and nightingales, were smuggled on March 5 to Bahrain in the guise of lovebirds and Australian parrots by collusion of government departments. Pakistan bars export of parrots and nightingales.
Seven Women Who Made the World Better for Birds and People
Offbeat  (tags: women, birds, conservation )

- 48 days ago -
WeâEUR(TM)re giving a major hat tip to these die-hard conservationists, because every month should be Women's History Month.
Despite Rains, Water Continues to Be a Challenge for Bird Conservation
Offbeat  (tags: environment, water, conservation, birds )

- 57 days ago -
Water is always central to bird conservation in California. That remains true, even with the heavy rains that have dumped on the Golden State in recent weeks.

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