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
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.
Natural history collections aren’t only visited by scientists – they are also a unique resource for artists.
No discussion of Hawaii’s fossilized bird bones is complete without some mention of the name Dr. Helen James.
Connecting students with Oahu’s ancient bird bones.
The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) hanging in Hawaiian Hall was the very first object from our collection to go on display and has become a flagship specimen for the Bishop Museum.