Blog Posts

June 11th, 2013

We always think about how specimens will be used, but that does not mean we think of everything.

May 26th, 2013

Monitoring biodiversity has become a priority in the development of REDD+ programs, but where will the expertise to do the monitoring come from?

May 08th, 2013

You cannot always get to all the events the Bird Division is involved in.

April 27th, 2013

Every once in a while traffic jams are somewhat enjoyable.

April 21st, 2013

An incredible juvenile plumage of an Amazonian bird goes unknown for 180 years - not any more.

March 29th, 2013

Last month, I submitted my first paper to a scholarly journal. It grew out of my work on LinEpig...

March 26th, 2013

Bringing our collection of eggs to the public through digitization.

January 17th, 2013

On her birthday, kudus to the First Lady for trying to get people outside.

January 12th, 2013

The Field Museum is part of an amazing network with an important role to play.

December 14th, 2012

Curious about what a "type" is? Or why scientists care about the names of animals and plants?