The Owl & the Woodpecker Photo Exhibit at Lindsay

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Featuring the work of award-winning photographer, conservationist, and author Paul Bannick, The Owl & the Woodpecker introduces Lindsay visitors to photographs of the most important species of owls and woodpeckers in North America, illustrating how they define and enrich the specific habitats on which they depend, and highlighting the critical importance of conservation.

paul_bannickThis traveling exhibit, from the Burke Museum in Seattle, is based on a book of the same title by Seattle photographer and author Paul Bannick. Bannick is known for his intimate wildlife photography, which supports environmental conservation efforts. His work has appeared in Audubon magazine, the National Wildlife Federation Guide to North American BirdsSmithsonian Guide to North American Birds, and in many other books, magazines, parks, and refuges in both North America and Europe.

The Owl & the Woodpecker exhibit includes:

  • Twenty-five large-format, framed color prints by Bannick
  • Text descriptions of each bird written by the photographer, plus several thematic text panels highlighting the conservation issues affecting different owl and woodpecker habitats across North America
  • Audio recordings of the calls and drumming sounds of the birds featured in the photographs

Book cover for OWL by Paul BannickAnd join Lindsay and Bannick on Nov. 4 when the photographer’s newest book Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls launches at Lindsay! On Friday Nov. 4 at 7 p.m., Bannick will deliver a never-before-seen presentation on the illusive and fascinating owl. Using video and audio stories from the field, as well as several dozen new images from his brand-new book. Bannick focuses not only common owls of Northern California like the Western screech owl but also rare, occasional winter visitors like the snowy owl.

Lindsay is proud to feature this exhibit from Oct. 5 to Dec. 31.