Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Eggs and Phenology.

Spizella pallida & Molothrus ater.
Collection Burke Natural History Museum.
Collected in 1979 by S.A. Rohwer in Manitoba, CANADA.
Photo by Scott Wilson

Nest of Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus).
Photo by Scott Wilson
Nest collected in the field.
Collection Burke Natural History Museum

The Burke Museum has a small ornithology collection, but their Breeding Phenology of Washington Birds program has some pretty amazing bird egg photography by Scott Wilson, who was able to photograph and help catalog the collection.
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