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Think Fast: What Bird Is This?

Artist and science illustrator Jane Kim is painting all 241 modern bird families on a giant mural at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Learn how she captures details that make each species unique.

Cyrano of the Jungle

With a giant colorful beak and riotous ways, the great hornbill is a great spectacle.

New Owl Sings “Here Comes The Bride”

Let other owls hoot away—this newly discovered species sings “Here Comes the Bride.”

The Big Year: A Birder’s View

By Mel White Word got out months ago that a movie was in the works based on the book The Big Year, which recounts the true exploits of three birdwatchers competing to find the highest number of species in North America in a single calendar year. This wasn’t some made-for-TV cheapie destined for an obscure…