October 2022

Vol. 50, No. 5

Front Cover: October 2022

Pied-billed Grebe by Avery Whitlock

Avery Whitlock is a freelance illustrator based in Massachusetts. They are a Brookline Bird Club featured artist, a volunteer bird banding assistant, and a parent to two boisterous finches. Avery is largely inspired by the illustrations of Louis Agassiz Fuertes, and aims to depict birds with realism and an essence of their character.

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