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‘Painting Birds to Save Them’

Posted on Sep 19, 2014

‘Painting Birds to Save Them’

Our oldest example of Roger Tory Peterson’s field guide work – a plate depicting various herons made in preparation for the original 1934 A Field Guide to the Birds – returned home today after spending the summer in the Painting Birds to Save Them exhibit of the Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon. Peterson’s work plays a critical role in modern bird art and bird conservation and it will continue to do so through our work at RTPI.

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