Exposition Park http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/167/all en New Year: New Bird http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/new-year-new-bird <p>&quot;175,&quot; responds&nbsp;Kimball Garrett, the Museum&#39;s ornithology collections manager and resident bird nerd, when someone asked him&nbsp;how many birds he&#39;s&nbsp;documented&nbsp;around the Museum. In the last few days of 2013 Kimball checked off another bird that had never before been documented in Exposition Park, this brought Kimball&#39;s ever growing list to its current pinnacle.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/nature/sites/default/files/images/blog/KLG%20photo%20June%202010a.JPG" /></p> <p>Kimball behind the scenes in Ornithology</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/new-year-new-bird" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/new-year-new-bird#comments Bird List birds Exposition Park Golden-crowned Kinglet Hollywood Hills Kimball Garrett King Vulture Regulus satrapa Blog Fri, 03 Jan 2014 22:41:50 +0000 Lila Higgins 832 at http://www.nhm.org/nature First Canada Warbler Spotted in Exposition Park http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/first-canada-warbler-spotted-exposition-park <div><span><span>This week I got another e-mail from one of our scientists. This time it was from Kimball Garrett, our amazing Ornithology Collections Manager. He found another bird for our Exposition Park bird list, and my isn't it cute? Here's Kimball's communique from October 3rd at 1:24pm:</span></span></div> <div><span></span></div> <div><span><span><span>"All, </span></span></span></div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/first-canada-warbler-spotted-exposition-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/first-canada-warbler-spotted-exposition-park#comments Bird List birds Canada warbler Exposition Park Kimball Garrett Wilsonia canadensis Blog Sat, 06 Oct 2012 07:26:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 717 at http://www.nhm.org/nature 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 Dumpster Diving Gulls http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/dumpster-diving-gulls <p>It never fails. Every year we have the same problem with dumpster divers. No it's not the hipster artist looking for obscure objects for his next sculpture, and it isn't the local freegan looking for her next luncheon. It's actually Western Gulls, <em>Larus occidentalis</em>.Here's an image I captured on my way back from lunch on my smartphone.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/dumpster-diving-gulls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/dumpster-diving-gulls#comments birds Exposition Park seagulls trash Western gulls Blog Sat, 09 Jul 2011 06:37:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 661 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Community Science (aka Citizen Science) http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/community-science-aka-citizen-science <div>If you read the previous post, you already know the basic idea of the North Campus. Now let's talk more about citizen science. We have three citizen science projects, what we like to call Community Science, that anyone can participate in. </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/community-science-aka-citizen-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/community-science-aka-citizen-science#comments Citizen Science Community Science Exposition Park LA Spider Survey LLOLA Lost Ladybug Project Lost Lizards of Los Angeles Blog Thu, 10 Mar 2011 05:41:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 642 at http://www.nhm.org/nature