Now that the team is approaching the end of their trip, they are taking stock of the biological treasures they were able to find and collect. The team collected 145 birds, 173 mammals, and a whopping 601 reptiles and amphibians! Additionally, Ed de Vogel, the team’s botanist, documented the occurrence of over 150 different species of orchids in the region! Bismarck whistler (Pachycephala citreogaster). Treasury Island tree frog (Litoria thesaurensis). Masked flying fox (Pteropus capistratus) A species
Haruo Uchiyama, a master wood carver from Japan, is bringing Honeycreepers to Bishop Museum!
An update on Dr. Allison’s expedition to the Baining Mountains of New Britain, PNG.
Dr. Allison and his colleagues are surveying the vertebrate fauna of New Britain. Stay tuned for updates!
When it comes to protecting endangered species, some people “talk the talk”, while others “walk the walk”.
Alex Slavenko, a PhD student from the University of Tel Aviv, spent six weeks working in Bishop Museum’s Vertebrate Zoology collection.