Culture

1.158 especies de aves, 7.500 millas, 1.000 tazas de café y contando: Conozca a la pareja que está haciendo el primer Big Year a través de Colombia

— Mientras cruzan el país contando y documentando aves, los fotógrafos Niky Carrera Levy y Mauricio Ossa también han descubierto cientos de historias de héroes anónimos de la conservación.

A Brief History of Avian Drag

— Birds have long inspired drag queens and played key roles in queer culture.

Meet Elizabeth Gould, the Gifted Artist Behind Her Husband's Famous Bird Books

— John Gould's ornithology books were hugely popular and cemented his name in history. But his wife's illustrations were a big reason why.

Unraveling the Mystery of the Caracara

— In "A Most Remarkable Creature," Jonathan Meiburg seeks to understand one of the world’s most peculiar birds.

This Producer's Joyful Bird Beats Are Wowing TikTok

— So Wylie learned last year that owl calls are "kind of fire." Now she is expanding her catchy avian collection.

H. Jon Benjamin’s 'Morning Bird Reports' Have Brought Joy to Many in Dark Times

— One of America’s most recognizable voice-actors shares how the pandemic got him back into birds, why he started posting videos to Twitter, and about that one time he went fisticuffs with gulls.

Margaret Atwood Talks Bird Lore To Celebrate the ‘Bedside Book of Birds’

— The reissue of this love letter to birds, by the noted author's late partner Graeme Gibson, delves into the varied intersections between human and avian lives.

'Wingspan' Fans Find Escape, Connection, and Their Inner Birders During Pandemic

— As the hugely popular franchise continued to grow, the game became a source of solace and inspiration for many players in the past year.
Tamara Lindeman of The Weather Station in her mirrored suit. Jeff Bierk

The Weather Station’s Stunning New Album Is Filled With Birds and Grief

— On “Ignorance,” Tamara Lindeman infuses catchy pop tunes with the angst of watching climate change disrupt the natural world.
Elizabeth Kolbert at the ​American Museum of Natural His​tory in New York. Suzanne DeChillo/Th​e New York Times/Redux

Elizabeth Kolbert on How We're Trying to Change the Ways We've Changed Nature

— In 'Under a White Sky,' the acclaimed journalist explores a new frontier of human innovation: undoing the harm that we've already caused.