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This right here appears to be my bird

A few years ago, Ed made a friend. A Snowy Egret. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Jan 18, 2014 - 11 comments

Roxie Laybourne

Who invented the cloacascope? Who could pinpoint minute structural characteristics of charred bird feathers and identify the bird species or family based on the feathers? Who was the oldest of 15 children and worked for more than 50 years at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History? Roxie (large image). Roxie C. Laybourne, feather detective, pioneer of forensic ornithology. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Mar 14, 2011 - 13 comments

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