New species of Barbet discovered in Peru

Graduate student and research scientist and colleagues discover and describe new barbet from the foothills of the eastern Peruvian Andes.

What's up with Northerly Island?

There have been a lot of changes at Northerly Island over the last few months, most of them bad for birds and worse for birders. Learn the latest here.

Surveys in Sulwesi mountains uncover new genus and species of rat

Research Associate Jake Esselstyn and Colleagues describe new earth-worm eating rat from montane forests.

Youth Design Team Fall 2011

In Fall 2011, Youth Design Team teens created a QR-code enabled smart phone experience for the exhibition Whales: Giants of the Deep, one of the first of its kind at the Museum. You can experience it too! 

Collections and Research Annual Reports

Collections and Research Annual Reports to the trustees.