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Listen: This Birdsong Time Machine Resurrects the Lost Sounds of New York

Listen: This Birdsong Time Machine Resurrects the Lost Sounds of New York

— An ecologist, a sound engineer, and a multimedia artist teamed up to recreate forgotten soundscapes of the city's past wildlife.
This Tiny Hospital Helps Injured Birds Survive the Commotion of New York City

This Tiny Hospital Helps Injured Birds Survive the Commotion of New York City

— The Wild Bird Fund tends to thousands of birds with help from committed rehabbers and curious rescuers. Meet some of the patients in recovery.
Lose Yourself in Lang Elliot's Immersive 'Soundscapes' of the American West

Lose Yourself in Lang Elliot's Immersive 'Soundscapes' of the American West

— You’ve probably heard Elliot’s wildlife recordings before. Now, take an auditory journey with him on his new podcast, “The Music of Nature.”
In Birds, An Acclaimed Artist Finds Both Companions and Muses

In Birds, An Acclaimed Artist Finds Both Companions and Muses

— Hunt Slonem's new book of mesmerizing avian paintings is a testimony to a life spent drawing and cherishing birds.
A New Graphic Novel Chronicles the Adventures of John James Audubon

A New Graphic Novel Chronicles the Adventures of John James Audubon

— The naturalist and artist is depicted like you've never seen him before. Here's an inside peek.
Wake up to Gentle Birdsong with This New Smartphone App

Wake up to Gentle Birdsong with This New Smartphone App

— Ease into your morning with a new birdsong alarm clock, created by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
A New Exhibit Puts a Modern Spin on the Renowned ‘Birds of America’ Paintings

A New Exhibit Puts a Modern Spin on the Renowned ‘Birds of America’ Paintings

— A Los Angeles gallery is highlighting contemporary paintings inspired by two artistic giants: Larry Rivers and John James Audubon himself.
Reimagining the Northern Cardinal

Reimagining the Northern Cardinal

— A playful twist on one baseball team's bird-themed logo.
The Bird That Saved My Family

The Bird That Saved My Family

— After tragedy struck, the Blooms struggled to recover. Taking in an injured magpie turned out to be just what the family needed to begin healing.
Video: Bird-Call Competitors Show Off Their Best Quacks, Honks, and Gobbles

Video: Bird-Call Competitors Show Off Their Best Quacks, Honks, and Gobbles

— Every year young and old callers take to the stage to compete at the National Outdoor Show. Here they share the art of the perfect call.