Feathered Friends:

13 Texas Endangered and Threatened Birds

As Represented by 14 Award-Winning Local Artists

Open February 5- March 22, 2019

The Heard invites you to take part in an interactive artistic bird watch within the museum exploring an exhibition that features 13 endangered and threatened birds native to Texas as interpreted by fourteen local, award-winning artists. Guests will also learn more about what action is being taken to save our avian neighbors and how to help. The exhibit coincides with National Wild Bird Feeding Month and the Great Backyard Bird Count. Click here to view a printable check-list.

Featured Artists 
  • KD Hafley - Northern Aplomado Falcon (Falco femoralis septentrionalis)
  • Kim Guthrie - Mexican Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis lucida)
  • Leslee Ortega - Golden-cheeked Warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia)
  • Julia Forsyth - Rufa Red Knot (Calidris canutus rufa)
  • Rachel Reitan - Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus)
  • Kim Carothers - Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
  • Maribeth Jagger - Black-capped Vireo (Vireo atricapilla)
  • Andrea Holmes - Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus occidentails)
  • Tim Bednar - Attwater's Greater Prairie Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri)
  • Silky Hart - Interior Least Tern (Sterna antillarum athalassos)
  • Carolyn Funk - Southwestern Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus)
  • Nida Bangash - Red-cockaded Woodpecker (Picoides borealis)
  • Barbara Dubovsky - Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis)
  • Molly Osmus - Eskimo Curlew (Numenius borealis)