I was 39 years old when I first learned the extinction story of the Carolina Parakeet. I had been volunteering in wild bird care at Tri-State Bird Rescue in Newark, Delaware. Every day I spent there, I learned of another threat humans impose on birds. Car collisions,
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WAUSAU, WI — From September 2, 2014 through July, 2015, the Woodson Art Museum presents Legacy Lost & Saved: Extinct and Endangered Birds of North America. The exhibition comprises artistic portrayals of extinct and endangered species, including the great auk, passenger pigeon, Carolina parakeet, heath hen, and Labrador
Audubon, PA—During the month of April 2014, two of Kate Garchinsky’s passenger pigeon paintings hung in the historic barn at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove. The annual “Drawn From Nature” exhibit was juried by Lynne Horoschak, program manager of the MA in Art Education with
My mother will proudly confirm that my first word was “bird”. In my early days of tree climbing, I would drape myself across a branch in our Japanese maple tree and wait for birds and squirrels to come close. I decided that if they could see how
“How I love the mist of dew drops in my feathers this morning,” tooweets the Towhee. “Yes! And I am hungry!” barks the Blue Jay. “Swwweet thistle seed! Swweeet thistle seed!” squeaks the Goldfinch between beakfuls. “Hey! Hey! Hey!” peeps mother Robin. “Meeeee?” Catbird mews. “No! You!
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