Books

10 Spectacular Owl Photos You Have to See

10 Spectacular Owl Photos You Have to See

— In a new book, photographer Paul Bannick brings his wide-eyed subjects to life through rare and inspiring snapshots.
Jane Alexander: It’s Time to Treat Scientists Like Heroes Again

Jane Alexander: It’s Time to Treat Scientists Like Heroes Again

— In her first nature book, the Hollywood and Broadway star shares personal tales of exploration and conservation that urge and inspire.
What’s Part Cat, Part Owl, and Out to Save the World? Meet Angel Catbird

What’s Part Cat, Part Owl, and Out to Save the World? Meet Angel Catbird

— Margaret Atwood’s new graphic novel puts rat-busting heroes in action—and finds common ground between cat and bird lovers along the way.
Japan's Cormorant Problem Is Beautifully Captured in These Eerie Photos

Japan's Cormorant Problem Is Beautifully Captured in These Eerie Photos

— Japanese photographer Yoshinori Mizutani's most recent photo series documents the bird's population boom using strikingly stark imagery.
Why National Parks Are Actually Secret Museums

Why National Parks Are Actually Secret Museums

— A photographer documents the hidden wildlife and historical collections at America's famous natural monuments.
How Photography Won the West

How Photography Won the West

— A new anthology on national parks reflects the artist's role in protecting America's most pristine landscapes.
How Birds Brave the Extremes, All Day, Every Day

How Birds Brave the Extremes, All Day, Every Day

— A new book reveals the strange and wondrous adaptations birds rely on to get by.
Under the Bridge: Seven Fun Species You Can Find While Birding in Brooklyn

Under the Bridge: Seven Fun Species You Can Find While Birding in Brooklyn

— This New York City oasis offers beautiful riverfront views . . . of birds.
The Art of Hatching an Egg, Explained

The Art of Hatching an Egg, Explained

— Author Tim Birkhead is at it again—this time with a written history of eggs and the wonders that lie within.
The Inside Scoop on the Best Birding in New York City

The Inside Scoop on the Best Birding in New York City

— Two bird-loving urbanites team up to share their expertise on birding in the boroughs (plus Long Island).