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In Netflix's ‘Dancing with the Birds,’ We See the Other Side of Bizarre Avian Spectacle

In Netflix's ‘Dancing with the Birds,’ We See the Other Side of Bizarre Avian Spectacle

— The new documentary showcases males' obsessive preparations and strange performances—and the gazes of female birds watching nearby.
Reimagining 200 of Audubon’s Birds

Reimagining 200 of Audubon’s Birds

— Artist Jenny Kendler creates a birds’ eye view of climate change. In her artwork, it’s us they’re watching.
Take a Sneak Peek at What's Next for "Wingspan," the Smash Board Game

Take a Sneak Peek at What's Next for "Wingspan," the Smash Board Game

— Audubon got an exclusive look at five new bird cards and talked with the game's creator about its first expansion, due next month.
In a New Netflix Film, the U.S.-Mexico Border Brings Birds and People Together

In a New Netflix Film, the U.S.-Mexico Border Brings Birds and People Together

— The documentary “Birders” showcases the spectacle of fall migration while exploring the concerns of conservationists on both sides of the Rio Grande.
Ten Birdy Children's Books to Read With Your Fledglings

Ten Birdy Children's Books to Read With Your Fledglings

— Celebrate back-to-school season with these avian-inspired tales, from the joy of the Christmas Bird Count to the story of a wind-blown Whimbrel.
Detained Migrant Children Paint Birds as Symbols of Freedom and Home

Detained Migrant Children Paint Birds as Symbols of Freedom and Home

— Confined in a tent city near El Paso, teens portrayed parrots and quetzals in works now on display at the “Uncaged Art” exhibit.
A Sassy Crow Narrates the Zombie Apocalypse in New Novel

A Sassy Crow Narrates the Zombie Apocalypse in New Novel

— “Hollow Kingdom” is Kira Jane Buxton’s love letter to crows featuring junk food, drooling dogs, and the end of humanity.
The Female Scientist Who Discovered the Basics of Climate Science—and Was Forgotten By History

The Female Scientist Who Discovered the Basics of Climate Science—and Was Forgotten By History

— Celebrate Eunice Foote’s 200th birthday by learning how she predicted the effect of greenhouse gases before the man who gets the credit.
These Knit Birds Are Helping to Move the Needle on Conservation

These Knit Birds Are Helping to Move the Needle on Conservation

— Nicky Fijalkowska's quirky odes to wildlife now inspire others to protect it.
How Birding Ended This Indie Musician's Creative Block

How Birding Ended This Indie Musician's Creative Block

— Birds sparked Stephan Nance's recovery from trauma. Now their sets have so many avian shout-outs, fans get a checklist to catch them all.