A lecture by Sherryl Vint, Associate Professor at Brock University in St. Catharine’s, Ontario, Canada Date: Tuesday, 7 July 2009 Time: 6:00pm-7.00pm Location: Alexander Lecture Theatre, UWA Cost: Free. No RSVP required. Enquiries: email@example.com or (+61 8) 6488 1340??(The nearest carpark is P3 off Hackett Drive Entrance 1) The mirror test – a classic …
2007-2008 green grey or dull silver project
An art and science project about bowerbirds
Cane toads reached the Quarantine Station at the WA/NT border near Kununurra (as reported in the West Australian).
Cane toads reached the Quarantine Station at the WA/NT border near Kununurra (as reported in The West Australian).
These are from an illustration of sexual selection in a popular science encyclopaedia
Something to do on a long flight… not the drink but scribbling through in-flight magazines
A bowerbird being released after banding at the Broome Bird Observatory. This was part of the green, grey or dull silver art and science project.
All birds banded by professional bird banders at Broome Bird Observatory are released back into the wild. Banded birds have lived for up to 12 years after being banded.
The juvenile’s feathers are more fluffy and look more disordered here. Actually, mango is covered in squashed mango too, so s/he looks a bit more bedraggled than usual. In this detail of under the tail the more obvious barring of juveniles can be clearly seen
Mango (caught in the mango trap) is a much younger bird with no nuchal crest
Birds are aged by the replacement of feathers in their wings