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Birdy Cocktails for the Holiday Season

Birdy Cocktails for the Holiday Season

— Need another way to rave about birds to your non-birder friends? Break the ice with these avian-inspired cocktails!
This New Guide Finally Simplifies Gull IDs

This New Guide Finally Simplifies Gull IDs

— By encouraging us to focus on the basics, veteran authors Pete Dunne and Kevin Karlson strive to make gulls less intimidating.
A New Book Illustrates the Story of Birds on Every Continent

A New Book Illustrates the Story of Birds on Every Continent

— Jane Kim's mural documents the rise of Aves across the world, while staying true to the artist’s aesthetic.
Is the Mothman of West Virginia an Owl?

Is the Mothman of West Virginia an Owl?

— More than 50 years after the first sighting, the best explanation for the infamous cryptid might be a nocturnal bird of prey. Audubon investigates.
On the Job With the Tower of London's Ravenmaster

On the Job With the Tower of London's Ravenmaster

— In his remarkable new memoir, Christopher Skaife tells of the birds and the humble beginnings that have defined his eminent role in England.
Big-City Birding Is Hotter Than Ever

Big-City Birding Is Hotter Than Ever

— The Urban Birder gives us the scoop on the budding movement and all the unlikely places you should be looking for birds in.
The Audubon Mural Project Paints a Milestone 100 Species

The Audubon Mural Project Paints a Milestone 100 Species

— Marrying public art and climate change, six new species become ambassadors for conservation on the streets of northern Manhattan.
On Emu Pies, Riot Birds, and Roughing the Australian Outback

On Emu Pies, Riot Birds, and Roughing the Australian Outback

— In her intimate new book “How to Be a Good Creature,” Sy Montgomery finds the confluence between humanity and wildness.
Reimagining the Great Horned Owl

Reimagining the Great Horned Owl

— Animator Christoph Niemann brings new life to his tool in a mixed-media rendition of a raptor.
Are These Quirky Comics Launching a New Generation of Bird Enthusiasts?

Are These Quirky Comics Launching a New Generation of Bird Enthusiasts?

— From an anxious pigeon to philosophical sparrows, birds star in several popular Instagram comics that explore life's ups and downs.
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