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Gallery: Noticed Owl, Ambassador for Forest Conservation


    Illustration of a Spotted Owl on a tree. Bird is speckled brown and white, a yellow little bill and big, dark eyes. Long talons clasp the branch in the dark, peaceful woods.

    From the Winter 2023 challenge of Residing Chook journal. Subscribe now.

    2022 Bartels science illustrator Liz Wahid creates artwork that’s impressed and knowledgeable by her adventures in birdwatching, in addition to her hands-on expertise caring for injured raptors as a Cornell College undergraduate (’18), when she labored with the Cornell Raptor Program.

    When requested to create a digital portray of a chicken to grace a Cornell Lab of Ornithology tote bag (a profit for Sponsor-level members), Wahid knew she wished to tackle a raptor of some type: “I selected Northern Noticed Owl to herald a component of conservation. They’re ambassadors for forest conservation on the West Coast.” She hopes her paintings sparks curiosity so that individuals will change into extra within the uniqueness of every chicken species and extra conscious of conservation points.