Eleanor-Lutz-Flight-Videos-Deconstructed-1

These are the Patterns Wings Trace in Flight

Although many animals take flight, they don’t do it in exactly the same way. That’s what Eleanor Lutz’ exceptional animated infographic shows us. She’s taken the flight patterns of 5 different species – egyptian fruit bat, dragonfly, Canada goose, hawk ...
1 Diana Beltran Herrera Paper Sculpture

It’s Not Taxidermy! It’s Awesome Avian Paper Craft Art

Colombian artist Diana Beltran Herrera transforms colored paper into realistic-looking life-sized birds. She creates the paper sculptures by hand based off of photographs that she has re-sized. With incredible attention to detail, her sculptures look exactly like taxidermy. She has ...
Flying-Formation-Shaun-Kardinal 1

Impossible Bird Formations Take Flight

Shaun Kardinal has been creating digital collages using found images from friends’ Facebook and Instagram feeds… specifically nabbing the birds that frequent their skies. His series Flying Formation is a collection of improbable (or impossible?) formations of birds in curving ...
Juan-Fontanive-Motorized-Flip-Book-with-Audobon-Illustrations-2

Motorized Flip Books Bring Audubon Illustrations to Life

Famed naturalist, ornithologist, and painter John James Audubon is renowned for his beautifully detailed illustrations of birds in their natural habitats – but did you know that almost every bird he drew was dead and stuffed? Long before color photography, ...
Karley Feaver Becoming Otherwise 1

Bird Taxidermy Imagines Bizarre New Species’

If you’ve watched the BBC’s Planet Earth, then you know about the many bizarre species’ in the bird-of-paradise family. Their wildly flamboyant plumage has set them apart in the animal world, as has their equally bizarre and elaborate mating rituals. ...