This picture was taken at the majestic Iguazu Falls. The flight of this flock of swifts across the huge waterfalls portrays the sense of freedom and wildness that belongs to this fantastic world wonder.
The trilogy Audubon’s Aviary: The Complete Flock is a once-in-a-lifetime series (2013–2015) that will explore the evolution of Audubon’s dazzling watercolors in the order in which they were engraved. Visitors to the N-YHS will have the unique opportunity to view these national treasures sequentially and in their entirety for the first time—the same way his original subscribers received the Havell plates.
“You know the slight sweetness that’s in good, young venison?” said Dr. Remington, who arranged a taste-testing of the cicadas both boiled and fried. “Well, that’s what the 17-year cicada tastes like.”