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The Birds of West Harlem

Since I moved to West Harlem last winter, there have been several bird murals that consistently catch my eye on my daily wanderings. One, placed just by the nearby subway station, greets me as I return home every evening; another huge, vibrant display looms over a gas station a ten minute walk north, and I make it a point to walk by if I’m on my way to anything in the area. 302 more words

Travel

Monster Of The Deep?

Hurricane Harvey in Texas has provided a mystery. A strange creature has washed up on the shore.

Preeti Desai of the National Audubon Society went on Twitter for help identifying the animal, which has no eyes and razor-sharp fangs. 100 more words

Science

Audubon's 2017 Photography Awards Winners

Thanks to the judges who chose the Grand Prize Winner (above) in this year’s contest, among an impossibly great selection:

The more than 5,500 photos entered in this year’s contest, our eighth, show birdlife at its most vivid, vulnerable, formidable, and elegant.

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Nature Photography

Gallery Mondays: Western Tanager by Yu-baba

Over the weekend I came across this beautiful mural in Washington Heights on the iron gate of Marina Dental Center.

Painted by Belarusian artist Yu-baba as part of the Audubon Mural Project, the mural features a gorgeous western tanager, an American songbird, surrounded by leaves and berries. 56 more words

Pop Culture

"...Of inspiration on the humblest lay."

“Most Sweet It Is”

by William Wordsworth

Most sweet it is with unuplifted eyes
To pace the ground, if path be there or none,


While a fair region round the traveler lies… 143 more words

Photography

July Golden Gate Audubon Field Trips

Below is the July 2017 field trip schedule for Golden Gate Audubon Society
For more details on trips go to http://www.goldengateaudubon.org/field-trips/field-trips/

  • San Francisco Botanical Garden Sunday, July 2, 8 — 10:30 a.m. 
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Birds