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Contributions to the National Geographic Society are tax de- ductible under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code. | Copyright © 2018 National Geographic Partners, LLC | All rights reserved. National Geographic and Yellow Border: Registered Trademarks ® Marcas Registradas. National Geographic assumes no respon- sibility for unsolicited materials. Printed in U.S.A . PHOTO: RONAN DONOVAN NAT GEO TV Observe Wildlife in Real Time on Yellowstone Live Within the 22.6 million acres of the Greater Yellow- stone Ecosystem, there are lush forests, dramatic canyons, gushing geysers—and more than 300 animal species. For the four-night television event Yellow- stone Live, world-renowned cinematographers will use cutting-edge technology to show some of Earth’s most majestic wildlife in real time. Episodes will air August 5 to 8 at 9/8c on National Geographic. BOOKS Birds of the Photo Ark Take Flight Of the many species that Joel Sartore has photographed, some of the most glorious are birds. Their images fill the 240 pages of Birds of the Photo Ark, available where books are sold and at shopng.com/books. NAT GEO WILD Learn Insiders’ Secrets of the Zoo Go behind the scenes at one of America’s most popular zoos: the Columbus (Ohio) Zoo and Aquarium, where an array of hab- itats houses more than 10,000 animals. The new series Secrets of the Zoo airs Sundays at 9/8c starting July 29 on Nat Geo WILD. NAT GEO WILD Safari Live Is Back The popular real- time program returns, broadcasting from parched South Africa and from Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve. Safari Live: Migration premieres July 27 at 11/10c on Nat Geo WILD. PHOTOGRAPHS / JOEL SARTORE TEXT / NOAH STRYCKER BIRDS OF THE PHOTO ARK U.S.$30.00/ $40.00 CAN BIRDSOFTHEPHOTOARK Birds:Theyaretheclosestliving relatives of dinosaurs; inhabit all seven continents, from tropical paradise to frozen tundra; and fly through everyone’s daily landscape, whether city or country. Gaze now at more than 300 species inall their dizzying diversity, featured in intimate portraits by acclaimed photogra- pherJoel Sartoreandelegantprose by Noah Strycker,birderextraordinaire. In these pages, you’ll come face-to-face with someof the most fascinating animals on Earth. From the common House Sparrow to the critically endangered Blue-billed Curas- sow, every one of these creatures has a story to tell. Now two consummate storytellers join torevealtheworldofbirds inall itsglory. Joel Sartorehas been photographing ani- mals for National Geographic for more than 30 years. For the past 10, he has dedicated his work to the organization’s Photo Ark proj- ect, documenting every animal species in the world’s zoos, aquariums, and wildlifepre- serves, including nearly 2,000 birds. And in 2015, Noah Strycker made bird-watching history by traveling the globe and identifying 6,042 species—more than anyone before himinasingleyear. Thisbeautiful book also containsanimport- ant message: Theworld’s birds arethreatened. They need our care and attention. To know thesecreaturesistocareforthem—andhere, Sartore and Strycker unite a powerful mes- sageof responsibilityandhopeforthefuture. IS BN 978- 1- 4262- 1898 -9 9 781426 218 989 53000 ISBN978-1-4262-1898-9/PRINTEDIN CHINA US$30.00/ $40.00CAN National Geographic Partners 1145 17th StreetNW Washington, DC20036-4688 USA www.nationalgeographic.com/books Findus onFacebook: NatGeoBooks Followus onTwitter: @NatGeoBooks Front cover: HimalayanMonal (Lophophorus impejanus) LC Backcover, clockwise,fromtopleft: Rosy-facedLovebird (Agapornis roseicollis)LC, KingVulture(Sarcoramphus papa) LC, Fantail Pigeon(Columba livia) LC, BlackCrowned-Crane (Balearica pavonina) VU, StriatedPardalote(Pardalotus striatus) LC, White-throated Toucan(Ramphastos tucanus)VU Jacketdesign: Melissa Farris JOEL SARTORE isaphotographerandauthor whohascontributedtoNationalGeographicmagazine for more than 30years. The founderof the National Geographic Photo Ark, a 25-yeardocumentary proj- ect, he travels worldwide in his quest tophotograph everyanimal speciesunderhumancare. NOAH STRYCKER is theauthor of three booksaboutbirds:BirdingWithoutBorders,TheThing WithFeathers, andAmongPenguins.Associateeditor of Birdingmagazine, hehas traveledto nearly 50 countriesandguidedexpeditionstoAntarcticaand Svalbard.Hisbackyardin Oregon hashosted115bird species. COLESARTOREBOBKEEFERFacebook“f”LogoCMYK/.epsFacebook“f”LogoCMYK/.eps “THE FUTURE OF BIRDS AND THE FUTURE OF US ARE INTERTWINED MORE THAN WE KNOW.” – JOEL SARTORE Savor the colors, treasure the details,and marvelat the intricate behaviorsof more than 300 species of birds reflected in this striking book by award-winning photographer Joel Sartore and birder extraordi- naire Noah Strycker. Remarkable photographic portraits from Sartore’s National Geographic Photo Ark projectandStrycker’sinspiringwordsportraythediversityofbirdsfrom aroundtheworldinalltheirglory— andbringa critical message of hope andcare.Everybirdhasa story totell anda role toplay in preserving thebeautyandlivelihoodofourplanet.Together,Sartore andStrycker helpuslisten totheir songs.