|From top: Imperial, Ivory-Billed, Pileated Woodpeckers (Photo: MCZ)|
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The Nuttall makes the NYT
There's a nice article in the New York Times on the Nuttall Ornithological Club ("the nation's oldest birding group") featuring a visit to Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology and view of many very famous skins, such as a trio of large woodpeckers.
Several local birding notables get a mention: my neighbor Peter Alden, MCZ bird collection manager Jeremiah Trimble, and some hot young birders. I did not know this, but the MCZ has skins of 7, 000 species.
Posted by David Swain at 6:22 AM