He painted 11 species — 10 that benefit from international agreements, and one that lacked protection and is now extinct (Carolina Parakeet).
Birds on the 2016 poster:
Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
IMBD events take place year-round, but the traditional date is the second Saturday in May. What a day that will be!
On May 14, the Cornell Lab will again ask us to help take a one-day snapshot of the world’s birds on its Global Big Day. Last year, 14,060 people from 135 countries submitted 44,173 checklists via eBird, documenting 6,085 species.
May 14 is also the day of the World Series of Birding, New Jersey Audubon’s famous 24-hour competition. Over the past three decades, the event has raised almost $9 million for bird conservation.
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