eBird http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/153/all en Another New Bird for Our Bird List http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/another-new-bird-our-bird-list <div> <p>170 and Counting...</p> <p>Late last week, Kimball Garrett, NHM&#39;s Ornithology Collections Manager, spotted a new species for our Exposition Park bird list...drum roll please!</p> <p>It was an Indigo Bunting, <em>Passerina cyanea</em>.&nbsp;Although Kimball had his camera with him, he was unfortunatley unable to snap a picture. Here is an image of a male Indigo Bunting, so you can at least get a sense of what they look like.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/another-new-bird-our-bird-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/another-new-bird-our-bird-list#comments Bird List birds eBird Exposition Park Indigo Bunting Kimball Garrett Passerina cyanea Blog Sat, 09 Jun 2012 00:19:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 693 at http://www.nhm.org/nature American Goldfinches Find Feeders and Get Counted http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/american-goldfinches-find-feeders-and-get-counted <p>American Goldfinches, <em>Spinus tristis</em>, have foundĀ our bird feeders! Flocks of them have been visiting the nyger seed feedersĀ that the Museum's live animal caretakers fill on an almost daily basis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/american-goldfinches-find-feeders-and-get-counted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/american-goldfinches-find-feeders-and-get-counted#comments American Goldfinch bird feeders Bird List birds eBird Great Backyard Bird Count Kimball Garrett Lesser Goldfinch nyger seed Blog Sat, 18 Feb 2012 06:17:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 669 at http://www.nhm.org/nature