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Artwork used in co-authored books

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The poster features 9 of 191 drawings from: Ehrlich, P.R, Dobkin D.S., and D. Wheye 1992.  Birds in Jeopardy: The Imperiled and Extinct Birds of the United States and Canada, Stanford University Press.



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Male Great Grey Shrike adding a shrew to is cached prey.  (After John Gould, 1868.)


In Ehrlich, P.R, Dobkin D.S., Wheye, D, and S. Pimm. 1994. The Birdwatchers's Handbook: A Guide to the Natural History of the Birds of Britain and Europe ; including 516 species that Regularly Breed in Europe and Adjacent Parts of the Middle East and North Africa. Oxford Univ. Press.


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Owl in Chauvet Cave and Ten Drachma Coin--2 of 17 drawings in Wheye, D. and Kennedy D. 2008. Humans, Nature, and Birds:  Science Art from Cave Walls to Computer Screens.  Yale University Press.

Published with assistance from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Public Understanding of Science and Technology Program.

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American Kestrel and  Buffleheads, 2 of 4 drawings in Wheye, D.,  Kamath, R.,  Kennedy, D., Daily G. C., and P. R. Ehrlich, 2012/2018. Birds of Stanford  30 Species Seen on the Main Campus. Publication of the Center for Conservation Biology, Stanford University.


Malachite Butterfly, Wings Closed, Malachite Butterfly, Wings Open, and Malachite Butterfly, Captured by Northern Mockingbird 3 of 22 watercolors in: Wheye, D. 2018. Camouflage as Science Art: Remaining Hidden and Becoming Apparent.


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Artwork used in the books of others
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Emerging Archaeopteryx




Archaeopteryx as if rising from the Berlin specimen, shows the flight-worthy feathers of this toothed “missing link”.  Drawing used in Ehrlich, P.R. and A.H Ehrlich, 2008.The Dominant Animal:  Human Evolution and the Environment, Island Press.

Zizula butterfly crawling into Asystasia flower to get nectar.  Pencil.  In Ehrlich, P.R. 2023.  Life: A Journey Through Science and Politics.  Yale University Press. New Haven, CT p. 216.


Acorn Woodpecker

pencil 2007


Drawing used as Frontispiece in Bousman, W.G. 2007.Breeding Bird Atlas of Santa Clara County, California, Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, Cupertino, CA, 547 pages.

Acorn Woodpeckers live in communal groups, often in oak woodlands.  Their groups consist of 2 or more breeding adults, their young of previous nestings, and cousins.


They are highly dependent on the acorn crop and store acorns in well-defended cache trees that may contain thousands of acorns.

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