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Book combines art and anatomy

The bird drawings were all taken from real specimens that either died accidentally or were preserved in museum collections

The bird drawings were all taken from real specimens that either died accidentally or were preserved in museum collections.

A BOOK THAT takes a novel view of bird anatomy has been created by a former curator of bird skins at the National History Museum at Tring. Katrina van Grouw, a graduate from the Royal College of Art, has published a book of 300 drawings of more than 200 bird species, drawn as muscle and bone but posed naturally.

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Camouflaged quail eggs prove popular

Science or art? Dr George Lovell’s photo captures the beauty and variety of quail eggs

Science or art? Dr George Lovell’s photo captures the beauty and variety of quail eggs

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S. Africa calls for Cape crusade

A healthy Cape parrot. Many birds are dying from PBFD, a highly contagious disease which attacks their immune system, affecting the claws, feathers and beak

A healthy Cape parrot. Many birds are dying from PBFD, a highly  contagious disease which attacks their immune system, affecting the claws, feathers and beak

CONSERVATIONISTS IN SOUTH Africa have put out an urgent plea for help with the dwindling number of Cape parrots (Poicephalus robustus). With numbers in the wild already down to fewer than 1,200 due to habitat loss, the birds are now being decimated by psittacine beak and feather disease (PBFD).

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Barnie photo gets C&AB vote

Three Young Owls by David Bailey was a runner-up in its section of the Hawk Conservancy’s 2012 photo competition, but we liked it best

Three Young Owls by David Bailey was a runner-up in its section of the Hawk Conservancy’s 2012 photo competition, but we liked it best

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That’s a fancy bib you’ve got...

Natural napkin: scientists have studied the complex pattern of black and grey that forms the ‘bib’ on a red-legged partridge

 

Natural napkin: scientists have studied the complex pattern of black and grey that forms the ‘bib’ on a red-legged partridge

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