Sora http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/418/all en Bird Crashes into Museum Building and Dies For Science http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/bird-crashes-museum-building-and-dies-science <p>Soras, <em>Porzana carolina</em>, seem to be really poor fliers. So much so that last week one flew into the side of the Museum and&nbsp;killed itself. This brings the Exposition Park Bird List, maintained by Kimball Garrett,&nbsp;our Ornithology Collection Manager,&nbsp;up to 167 species. &quot;But wait,&quot; I hear you crying, &quot;what about bird number 166?&quot; In my&nbsp;previous post <a href="/nature/blog/bird-crashes-museum-building-and-dies-science">New Bird For North Campus List</a>,&nbsp;it clearly stated that the Rufous Hummingbird was species 165.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/bird-crashes-museum-building-and-dies-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/bird-crashes-museum-building-and-dies-science#comments Bird List birds Jerome Brown Kimball Garrett Michael Wilson Sora Swainson's Hawk Blog Thu, 29 Sep 2011 23:27:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 651 at http://www.nhm.org/nature