The pandemic pressed the pause button on a lot of things, but not the Audubon Mural Project.
Over the last year the public art project by The National Audubon Society and Gitler & _ Gallery has continued commissioning artists to paint murals of birds threatened by climate change in naturalist John James Audubon's old uptown neighborhood.
While the public tours are on hiatus due to the pandemic, the murals and their locations are listed alphabetically by bird species on the Audubon website (there's also a printable map that hasn't been updated for a while).
Here's a list of new murals to find, from south to north:
Gray Hawk by Marthalicia Matarrita
500 W 135th St and Amsterdam Ave
Whiskered Screech-Owl by Snoeman
3631 Broadway between W 149th and W 150th Sts
3868 Broadway between W 161st and W 162nd Sts
Northern Parula, Blue-Headed Vireo and Pine Siskin by BlusterOne
3898 Broadway and W 163rd St
Trumpeter Swan by Carlos Pinto and John Sear
601 W 163rd St and Broadway
Bohemian Waxwing and Fox Sparrow by ESPY
511 W 182nd St between Amsterdam and Audubon Aves
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