Audubon’s Environmental Legacy

Audubon’s Environmental Legacy

Today, four species that Audubon depicted are extinct (Carolina Parakeet, Passenger Pigeon, Labrador Duck, and Great Auk), while another two are most certainly so (Eskimo Curlew and Bachman’s Warbler)[...]

Rufous Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird

The two specimens and the nest that Audubon portrayed in this watercolor model were sent to him from the West by Nuttall, who described the male of the species as “a breathing gem, or magic carbuncle [...]

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