Connections between Owls and Woodpeckers highlighted in exhibit

The Owl & the Woodpecker in Washington: Photographs by Paul Bannick at the Edmonds Historical Museum Feb. 2-April 14
Jan 29, 2013

In a new exhibit, The Owl & the Woodpecker in Washington, at the Edmonds Historical Museum, award winning photographer, author, conservationist, and Washington resident Paul Bannick examines the intertwined life histories of owls and woodpeckers and the unique roles they have played in defining and enriching their often-threatened habitats.

The exhibit also features local information provided by the Edmonds Community Backyard Wildlife Habitat Project and the National Wildlife Federation.

Based on Bannick's book The Owl and the Woodpecker, the exhibit features 15 extraordinary photographic prints of owl and woodpecker species found in the Pacific Northwest, together with engaging text panels, and vivid birdcalls and drumming sound recordings by audio-naturalist Martyn Stewart.

The Owl & the Woodpecker in Washington―a traveling exhibit from the Burke Museum, Seattle―is on display at the Edmonds Historical Museum from Feb. 2 to April 14.

The Owl & the Woodpecker in Washington was organized by the Burke Museum, University of Washington, created with Paul Bannick and Braided River, a partner of The Mountaineers Books.

The Edmonds Historical Museum is located at 118 5th Ave. N. in downtown Edmonds.  It is open Wednesday through Sunday from 1-4 p.m.  Suggested donation is $5 per adult and $2 per child.

For more information, go to historicedmonds.org.

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